Funeral of Elizabeth II: a sublime unpublished portrait of the queen unveiled

While the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II takes place this Monday, September 19, 2022, the royal family shared a last unpublished portrait of the one who reigned over the United Kingdom for more than 70 years.

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Her last portrait… Eleven days after her disappearance, Queen Elizabeth II will be buried on Monday, September 19, 2022. The sovereign’s funeral begins at 10 a.m. in London. His body, which was up to now at the Palace of Westminster, so that the people can come and pray, will be transported to Westminster Abbey for the official ceremony, in the presence of his relatives but also of many international leaders, including Emmanuel Macron. At the end of the day, she will be buried privately in Windsor. As a last tribute, the official Twitter account of the royal family shared, this Sunday, an unpublished portrait of the monarch.

The beautiful portrait of Elizabeth II

Great way to honor the memory ofElizabeth IIon the picture, the one who reigned over the United Kingdom for more than 70 years, shows herself all smiles, wearing a sky blue dress. Adorned with pearls in the ears and around the neck, she also wears a double blue and silver brooch on her left shoulder.. A jewel in aquamarines and diamonds, acquired by her uncle the Duke of Kent then offered by her parents on her 18th birthday. An outfit visibly similar to the one she wore during her speech on May 8, 2020, for the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. In caption, the official account explains: “The photo was taken to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee – the first British monarch to reach this milestone“.

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France’s gift to the UK

The photographs are, we can no longer, symbolic for the British monarchy. Proof of this is that when he was invited to a dinner in the presence of Charles III, this Sunday evening September 18, 2022, Emmanuel Macron gave a present to the king, from the Élysée. This is a photo album retracing the travels of Queen Elizabeth II in France. A country that the sovereign particularly appreciated, she also mastered the language very well. There are archive images, such as the snapshots captured during his visit to the Palace of Versailles in 1957.

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