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Portrait of Queen Elizabeth

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth

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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U1024844
Stock Photo ID:
U1024844
Date Photographed:
April 13, 1953
Model Released:
No Release
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No Release
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Credit:
© Bettmann/CORBIS
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Rights Managed (RM)
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Max File Size:
25 MB - 3373px × 2616px • 11.00in. × 8.00in @ 300 ppi
Restrictions:
  • This is a publicly distributed government handout. Non-editorial use may require additional clearances.

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