Random Royal Rotogravure – Seventy Years of Service

Elizabeth II is shown below photographed upon her return to London from Kenya on February 7, 1952. She had been Queen for two days. Her father, King George VI, died during the night of February 5th-6th.

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This anniversary is not a day of complete joy for the monarch personally, but we think we should take a moment to acknowledge that it was the start of a momentous, historic career.

1980 – Portrait with Princess Margaret and the Queen Mother
1993 – With Prince Charle
2009 – With Zara Phillips
2016 – With the Younger Set

We’ll leave you with the Queen quipping and looking forward to the future. Thank you ma’am.