Official photo released to mark 70th wedding anniversary of Britain's queen

Official photo released to mark 70th wedding anniversary of Britain's queen”

Buckingham Palace issued a new photographic portrait of Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip yesterday to mark their upcoming 70th wedding anniversary.

The royal couple will mark Monday's platinum anniversary with a private dinner with family and friends at Windsor Castle.

Seventy years on, the new photograph, which was taken early in November by British photographer Matt Holyoak from Camera Press, captures the stability of the royal marriage which is deemed to have been the bedrock of the monarchy.

The Queen is wearing a cream day dress by her favourite British designer and official dresser since 2002, Angela Kelly, which she previously wore 10 years ago at a thanksgiving service to mark the couple's 60th wedding anniversary. She also has the Scarab brooch pinned to her chest; the brooch, in yellow gold, carved ruby and diamond, was a personal gift from the Duke to the Queen in 1966.

18 November 2017 by the British Royal Mail showing a set of first class stamps showing Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh on their engagement

The brooch was designed by Andrew Grima.

Handout photo of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, taken in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle, in celebration of their platinum wedding anniversary.

On 20 November 1947, at 11.20pm Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip were married at Westminster Abbey.

In 2015, Queen Elizabeth became the country's longest reigning monarch, surpassing Queen Victoria, and in February 2016 she became the first monarch to celebrate her sapphire jubilee, commemorating 65 years on the throne.

Like this



15 March 2018
Server Requirements for Mass Mailing
The first means that the error occurred on the receiving side: maybe the client's account was blocked, or something else happened. Running your own email server may sound like a science fiction, and it may seem that it’s impossible to handle such thing.

19 November 2017
The Joseph Napolitano Sells 7500 Shares of Acadia Realty Trust (AKR) Stock
The Trust operates through three divisions: collegiate housing leasing, development consulting services and management services. Zacks Investment Research's EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow Education Realty Trust.

19 November 2017
Police shoot suspect involved in Fairfax chase
The Fairfax County Police, who were involved in the police pursuit, were not involved in the shooting, Dingledein said. The suspect's vehicle ended up part way down a ditch on the side of Fort Hunt Road, just north of Alexandria Avenue.

19 November 2017
Two Sigma Advisers, Lp Adjusts Its Investment in Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) Stock
It is positive, as 78 investors sold GILD shares while 538 reduced holdings. 131 funds opened positions while 449 raised stakes. The stock of Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, October 3 by RBC Capital Markets.

19 November 2017
Jeffrey Tambor Admits 'Flaws' Following Harassment Claims From Transparent Co-star
She also said she went to a bar with him and then only remembered waking up in her bed with him lying nude next to her. Jefffrey Tambor has been accused by two transgender women working on the show.

19 November 2017
Ryan Seacrest Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegations Made By Former Wardrobe Stylist
The TV host issued a statement on Friday about the allegations before the woman publicly came forward with details of her story. Ryan Seacrest is under investigation by E! E! spokeswoman Joanne Park said the network is conducting an investigating.

19 November 2017
UCF looks to avoid trap game on the road at Temple
Isaiah Wright has caught 36 passes for 541 yards and three touchdowns. "We're looking forward to playing USF a lot". "... He also scored on a 63-yard run in the second quarter that increased the UCF lead to 25-7 before Temple stormed back.

19 November 2017
Novare Capital Management LLC Acquires New Stake in Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)
Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. 123 funds opened positions while 564 raised stakes. Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt reported 2.25% stake. 858,038 were accumulated by Guggenheim Capital Ltd Company.

19 November 2017
Broncos GM John Elway calls team 'soft'
And the bottom line is how you get out of these things. "If we play hard hard and keep working hard, then good things will happen".

23 June 2017
Marvel Looks To Shake Its Poor Gaming Reputation
The games are well designed with attractive graphics and extensive content, but neither is viewed as a flawless experience. These games tend to be actually well done for what they are, and in a way they’ve been the pride of Marvel gaming.