Tag: royal

Mary Coburn as Queen Elizabeth II in 'The Big Friendly Giant', September 1991 / Bridgeman Images
Art, Culture, History

Royal Pets: not only Corgis

Over the years the British Royal Family have embraced dogs – most notably corgis – as their favoured pets but it has not always been so.  See how animals have been immortalized in family portraits in royal households through the ages. The Tudors Animals as pets were considered a great luxury during the 16th century. […]

MPX1764417 The Queen and her racing manager Lord Porchester watch the finish of the 1978 Epsom Derby, 8th June 1978 (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); © Mirrorpix; PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE; English,  it is possible that some works by this artist may be protected by third party rights in some territories
History

Queen Elizabeth on Camera

On 4th June 2016, the nation will be celebrating the Queen’s birthday with the annual Trooping the Colour parade. This year will be a particularly special occasion as it is the Queen’s 90th – she is the longest lived British sovereign in history. Commemorate Queen Elizabeth’s extraordinary life with footage from the […]