Silver in 1977, gold in 2002, diamond in 2012 and sapphire in 2017. The list of jubilees celebrated by Elizabeth II is a record. Inaugurated in 1952, her reign is the longest in the history of England. Thanks to the photographs of the 150-year-old English-language Press Association, which holds a huge collection about the royal family and its history, The Queen. Elisabeth II, an exceptional destiny. Glénat editions published on May 15th a largely unpublished portrait of Elizabeth II, the oldest of the crowned heads of the planet. Rather than a strictly chronological approach, author Guillaume Picon favored a thematic presentation. Thus, from the queen in majesty to the bonds which unite her to her subjects, from the mother , as royal as she is, to the residences where she stays, to fashion according to Her Majesty to the voyages undertaken across the Commonwealth and other states for more than 65 years, from working queen to traditional royal entertainment, this is another face of Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, that the book invites to discover.
The Queen. Elisabeth II, un destin d’exception
208 pages / 35 euros