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.
From 1953 to today: Every year of the Queen's reign celebrated in pictures
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's family tree from Queen Victoria. HUGE mistake made in Philip's line...the photo of Princess Victoria is that of Princess Alice's (above) sister who became Empress of Germany. Princess Alice became Princess of Hesse and by Rhine; her daughter was Victoria of Hesse.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Queen Elizabeth’s Wedding to Prince Philip
In honor of the new Netflix series The Crown, we look back at Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip of Edinburgh’s big day and all of the details that went into a wedding that captured the world’s attention.
(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