Buckingham Palace on Sunday launched a brand new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II forward of her funeral.
Within the image, taken by Ranald Mackechnie in Could 2022 in Windsor Citadel forward of the queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations — marking 70 years on the throne — the late monarch is proven smiling, sporting a blue outfit, pearl earrings and a triple-strand pearl necklace.
She additionally had aquamarine and diamond clip brooches pinned on her clothes, which have been gifted to her by her father, George VI, for her 18th birthday in 1944, in accordance with the BBC.
The queen wore the brooches when she delivered her Diamond Jubilee message — for her 60 years on the throne in 2012 — in addition to throughout her handle honoring the seventy fifth anniversary of VE Day in 2020, marking 75 years because the finish of World Struggle II.
The official Twitter web page of the Royal Household on Monday additionally shared a heartfelt video together with a number of pictures of the queen over time, with a observe partly studying: “Remembering Our Queen.”
Camilla, the queen consort, paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth as a part of a BBC broadcast which aired Sunday night.
“She’s bought these great blue eyes, that when she smiles, , they gentle up her entire face,” Camilla mentioned. “I’ll at all times do not forget that smile. That smile is unforgettable.”
King Chales III additionally launched a message thanking the British public, and folks all over the world, for his or her properly needs following his mom’s loss of life.
“As all of us put together to say our final farewell, I wished merely to take this chance to say thanks to all these numerous individuals who have been such a assist and luxury to my household and myself on this time of grief,” he mentioned, in accordance with Reuters.
The queen handed away on the age of 96 on Sept. 8 at Balmoral Citadel in Scotland, after he medical doctors had beforehand positioned her “beneath medical supervision.”
She was the nation’s longest-reigning monarch.