Original caption: Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she poses for a profile study in the Green Drawing Room of Buckingham palace. In the royal command portrait by Baron, the queen wears a pale pink evening gown of needlework lace over tulle, with the blue ribbon and Star of the Garter, and with a Russian fringe design diamond necklace, a wedding present from the city of London. She wears diamond drop earrings, two diamond bangles, and at the top of the ribbon , a diamond drop brooch, a family heirloom which was worn by the late Queen Mary. On her head is a diamond diadem, the headband of which is composed of a row of diamonds between two rows of pearls. The diadem which is of great age, was reset for Queen Victoria.
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