One's gold salt cellar... and the Queen's other treasures revealed in sparkling new book
In this Cecil Beaton portrait of Queen Elizabeth II set in the throne room at Buckingham Palace, London, after her coronation in June 1953, the Queen wears the Imperial State Crown and holds the Orb and Sceptre.
(front L) Cheeky little Mia Tindall can be seen proudly holding up her great-granny’s Launer handbag in a moment, says one who was there, that was totally unscripted. ‘The moment with Mia was completely spontaneous, it was not staged at all. She just picked up her great-granny’s handbag and that was it,’ they said. (L-R) Lady Louise Windsor, The Queen cuddling 11-month-old Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Savannah Phillips and Prince George of Cambridge