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Queen Elizabeth’s Amazing Portraits as Princess and Monarch from 1945 – 2022

by Peter Barnes

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Here, Shutterbulky illustrates some of the rare photographs of Queen Elizabeth as a Prince and Monarch from 1945 to 2022. Some of the most renowned and talented photographers, named Cecil Beaton, Yousuf Karsh, Dorothy Wilding, Anthony Buckley and Lord Snowdon, have photographed her in these amazing photographs.

Princess Elizabeth, then age 19, wears a pre-war Norman Hartnell crinoline dress that belonged to her mother.

Photographed by Cecil Beaton in 1945

Princess Elizabeth wearing her national service outfit during the Second World War.

Photographed by Dorothy Wilding in 1945

Charles, Princess Elizabeth’s first child, at Clarence House.

Photographed by Cecil Beaton in 1948

Princess Elizabeth is dressed in a Norman Hartnell’s strapless gown.

Photographed by Dorothy Wilding in 1951

The Queen Elizabeth on June 2, 1953, following her coronation at Westminster Abbey in London.

Photographed by Cecil Beaton in 1953

Before a royal visit to India and Pakistan, a photograph of the Queen was taken at Buckingham Palace.

Photographed by Anthony Buckley in 1960

Buckingham Palace, where the Queen Elizabeth resides.

Photographed by Yousuf Karsh in 1966

The Queen with a boat cloak. The portrait was first shown at the Beaton Portraits exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. The Beaton Portraits 1928–1968 was the first show to focus on a photographer’s work.

Photographed by Cecil Beaton in 1968

The Queen at Buckingham Palace

Photographed by Desmond Groves in 1971

For an official portrait to mark the Queen Mother’s 80th birthday, she, the Queen, and Princess Margaret all wear blue satin jackets by Hardy Amies.

Photographed by Norman Parkinson in 1980 | Iconic Images

The Queen at Buckingham Palace, wearing the blue Mantle of the Order of the Star of the Garter

Photographed by Dennis Constantine in 1982

Deleted scene from a filming session in the Palace of Westminster

Photographed by Lord Snowdon in 1982

The Queen with her pet dog breed Corgis

Photographed by Yousuf Karsh in 1984

An official portrait of the monarchs with one of their Corgis

Photographed by Terry O’Neill in 1992 | Iconic Images

The Queen at Buckingham Palace

Photographed by Brian Aris in 1996

On the 50th anniversary of the day she took the throne, the Queen was shown at Buckingham Palace for the first time since her coronation in her royal clothes.

Photographed by Julian Calder in 2001

The official portrait of the Queen for her diamond jubilee, taken in the middle room of Buckingham Palace with a view of the Victoria memorial statue. The statue honors Queen Victoria, who was the only other British monarch to have a diamond jubilee.

Photographed by John Swannell in 2012

The Queen at her Balmoral castle estate in Aberdeenshire.

queen elizabeth amazing photos
Photographed by Julian Calder in 2013 / Camera Press

The monarch is sporting a brooch of a maple leaf she inherited from the Queen Mother. The photograph was made public in honor of Canada Day, which is observed on July 1st, and to commemorate the 150th anniversary of confederation.

Photographed by Ian Leslie Macdonald in 2017

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh celebrated the Duke’s 99th birthday at the Windsor Castle quadrangle.

Photograph released by the Duke of Edinburgh in 2020

The official Platinum Jubilee portrait of the Queen was taken at Windsor Castle.

Photograph issued by Buckingham Palace in June 2022 | Photograph: Royal Household/Ranald Mackechnie/Reuters

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