Jubilee portrait released before funeral

Queen Elizabeth II

One of the last poses of Queen Elizabeth II. Courtesy of Buckingham Palace

A new photo of Queen Elizabeth II was released just hours before her state funeral at Westminster Abbey on Sunday, 18 September.

“Ahead of the funeral of Her Majesty the Queen, a new photo has been released,” the official royal family Instagram account announced. “It was taken this year to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee, as she became the first British monarch to reach this milestone. Tomorrow, millions will come together in memory of her remarkable life.”

The monarch died on 8 September at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. She was 96 years old and had recently completed 70 years on the British throne. his son King Charles III has accepted him.

In the official picture, the Queen wore her iconic triple-strand pearl necklace with matching earrings and accessories that she has been loving for decades. She paired her trademark pearl look with a powder blue outfit. The look donned for his speech to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day in May 2020 appears to match.

The late Regent twin topped the look with an aquamarine clip brooch, which she often wore throughout her life. He received them as a set of jewelry from his parents King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on his 18th birthday in 1944.

She chose to wear the brooch several times over the decades, including during a state visit to the Netherlands in 1958, the 2006 Thanksgiving service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, and her speech at the state opening of Parliament in May 2021.

Among the Art Deco-style pieces are aquamarine and diamonds. While they are often referred to as Cartier clips because the designer popularized the style, the twin baubles were created by Boucher, according to the Royal Collection. They were originally purchased by his uncle, Prince George, Duke of Kent, for his wife, Princess Marina, in July 1937, a few days after a minor car accident, Vanity Fair Report.

Children of Marina and George, Prince Edward, Duke of Kento, princess alexandra And Prince Michael of Kanto, is Elizabeth’s first cousin and is still a working member of the royal family. Edward and Michael will be in a procession leading the Queen’s coffin at Westminster Abbey on Monday.

They will be among the children of the sovereign – King Charles III, princess anne (and husband Sir Timothy Lawrence, Prince Andrew And Prince Edward (and wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex)—as well as the children of King Charles III— Prince William (with wife) princess kate) And Prince Harry (with wife) Meghan Markle) – and the eldest son and daughter of the Duke of Cambridge, Prince George And Princess Charlotte,

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