CategoriesModern History/Current Affairs THE ROYALS: From the Turn of the 20th Century

THE ROYALS: From the Turn of the 20th Century

ANNA BRETT    Book Number: 83559    Product format: Hardback

Now the longest serving monarch in British history, Queen Elizabeth II has for over 60 years been a much photographed and unforgettable monarch. A constant in an unchanging world, this one family, the head of a small nation with a big footprint, has seem an unimaginable amount of change - social, political and technological. Each chapter in this special photographic record of the past century focuses on the reign of five British monarchs - Edward VII and the golden but short-lived Edwardian Age; George V and the First World War; Edward VIII and his abdication; George VI and the Second World War and the formal establishment of the Commonwealth; Elizabeth II and her vast reign right up to the present with Prince George and Baby Princess Charlotte. From Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee on 2nd June 1897 in a very clear monochrome photograph, King George V and Queen Mary at St George's Chapel Windsor for the Garter Ceremony 1911, Queen Elizabeth looking through her correspondence at Buckingham Palace 1959 in a beautiful fitted dress with a string of pearls, young Princess Mary, Prince Albert (later George VI), Prince Henry and Prince Edward (later King Edward VIII) c1906 as very beautiful young children and pictured again in little sailor outfits. Princess Elizabeth is seen sitting in a horse drawn carriage with her grandparents attending church in Balmoral. Edward and Mrs Simpson, Princesses Margaret and Elizabeth as children, growing up, dancing, royal weddings, overseas visits, Marilyn Monroe meeting the Queen 1956, the growing royal family in often candid photographs, a long section of Princess Diana photographs and the funeral and the next generation of royals, handsome princes Harry and William. Short captions, full page very large colour and black and white photographs throughout this rather regal album. 384pp, padded cover, 10½" x 10", over 400 quality images in a wonderful snapshot of an amazing century.
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ISBN 9781742577548
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