"You don’t see the Queen crying very often. This was the first Remembrance Day service after her mother died – the Queen mother used to lay the wreath every year.    The Queen stood in for her and was visibly upset. I felt quite emotional as I saw the tears roll down her face.    Prince Philip has laid the wreath ever since." - Kent Gavin, the photographer.

The Queen and I: King of the royal snappers Kent Gavin chooses his favourite photos

"You don’t see the Queen crying very often. This was the first Remembrance Day service after her mother died – the Queen mother used to lay the wreath every year. The Queen stood in for her and was visibly upset.

The Queen and Winston Churchill 24 Nov 1954.    Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill beams down upon Princess Anne, her hands demurely folded in a velvet muff, as she waited with her mother, Queen Elizabeth II, and brother, Prince Charles, at Waterloo Station, London, to welcome home the Queen Mother from the tour of the United States and Canada.

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Princess Anne, & Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill waited at Waterloo Station to welcome home the Queen Mother (London)

Stunning, The Queen of Sheba (Thelymitra pulcherrima) is one of the most stunning orchids.

The Queen of Sheba - Thelymitra speciosa - This flamboyant beauty is native to Western Australia. It grows in open, sandy clays in exposed plains within the Wheatbelt. It’s reliant upon Tulasnella fungi for germination.

The dogs take a dip while walking with the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh in Scotland in 1994

Yappy, snappy ankle-biters! As the Queen mourns death of the corgi that starred in James Bond stunt, why she loves her pooches ‒ as much as the rest of the Palace hates them

Each entrance was blocked by a sleeping corgi, and Prince Philip had to shove his way in. ‘Bloody dogs,’ he complained.’ The Queen replied, ‘But darling, they are so collectable.’ Love this pic of the Queen

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

fyeah-history: “ HM Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, 1986 Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon August 1900 – 30 March was the queen consort of King George VI from 1936 until her husband’s.

November 24, 2010 The Queen visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Dhabi. The Queen wore a gold brocade coat embroidered with Swarovski crystals over her matching dress, both designed by her dresser, Angela Kelly. She tied a gold lame shawl over her pillbox hat to cover her hair.

Queen Elizabeth II Photos Photos: The Queen Visits Abu Dhabi

Queen Elizabeth II Photos Photos - HRH Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, arrive for a visit at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque accompanied by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. - The Queen Visits Abu Dhabi

The Queen's Walk on the South Bank of the River Thames in London.. perfect for the shoot! The garment will blend into the surroundings beautifully. It would be great to catch the light at dusk like this

Top 10 Most Magnificent Perspectives Of London

The Queen's Walk: on the South Bank of the River Thames, London, England

Queen Marie-Antoinette’s Bedchamber at Versailles. You can see, against the back wall, the monumental jewelry case she ordered. On the mantel, a bust of the Queen. Above the mirror, a portrait of Joseph II, her brother. Portraits of Louis XVI and Empress Maria Theresa (not visible here) also decorate the room.

Marie-Antoinette Colors

Queen Marie-Antoinette’s Bedchamber at Versailles. You can see, against the back wall, the monumental jewelry case she ordered.

“Saint Claude,” a song from Christine and the Queen’s new record, is getting the remix treatment today on Vogue.com

Christine and The Queens Is The Latest Parisian Bohemian to Win Over Our Ears

Queen Elizabeth had this stunning tiara designed in 1973. The design is in the form of a wreath of roses, with clusters of rubies in the center of each flower, and petals made of brilliant diamonds. The 96 rubies set into the tiara were a present from the Burmese people, and represent the number of diseases that they believe can afflict the human body.

So my nana really is the queen mum. The Queen wearing the BURMESE RUBY TIARA together with the magnificent ruby necklace, known as the State Rubies, left to the Crown by Queen Victoria.

NEW OFFICIAL PORTRAIT OF THE QUEEN Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (born 1926)

Is this the most astonishing photoshoot of the Queen ever? Yes, it really IS Her Majesty as Queen of Scots amid the heather (moments before a midge invasion)

Elizabeth II, in her role of Queen of Scots, wearing the velvet mantle of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle, photographed on her Balmoral estate in Julian Calder/Camera Press/Redux, T magazine

LuLu was lucky enough to meet her many years ago at a famed horse farm in Kentucky where she was staying as a guest to see one of her foals. She was wearing a tan raincoat and head scarf. She was gracious, personable and loved laughter. She wanted to be referred to simply as Liz. It's one of my most precious memories.

The Queen has a giggle at the Derby. Photo journalist Arthur explains: "The Queen is often seen in formal poses so I love this shot, from which shows her throwing her head back laughing in an unguarded moment.

The Queen laughing at Prince Philip

Queen Elizabeth laughing as she passes her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in uniform. This picture makes me smile every time I see it. ♥ hahaha so cute to laugh with the Queen Elizabeth.

The Crown of the Queens of Bavaria, which was made for the then queen, Karoline of Baden and which contains huge pearls and large diamonds.

The Crown of the Queens of Bavaria, which was made for the then queen, Karoline of Baden and which contains huge pearls and large diamonds. Not too shabby!

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