Friday, January 20, 2012

Diamond Jubliee

Queen Elizabeth has been a reigning monarch for some 60 years now. The photo, above, shows her In April, 1945, training as a mechanic during World War II, when she was attached to the Auxiliary Territorial Service, and below, with her children, Princess Anne and Prince Charles, at Balmoral Castle, Scotland, in 1952.

Photos are courtesy Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis and Paul Popper/Getty Images.

1 comment:

The Weaver of Grass said...

Ah yes - it is a big year for us over here GW - what with the Olympic Games and the Diamond Jubilee - and the planned River Pageant.