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Old 07-08-2016, 03:27 PM
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I really like that portrait. It took me a few minutes to figure out just why and it finally hit me. The style in which it was painted blends in so very nicely with portraits that have been painted throughout the ages of historical personages as how they represent their roles and positions. Adding this one to a long list of paintings, it'd show a continuity not only of the monarchy and a beloved, long reigning monarch, but the continuity in the Order of the Thistle also.
I love this portrait as well for the very same reasons - it will stand the test of time. Does anyone know who the bust is on the table to the left of her? As nothing is left to chance in these portraits i am curious
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Old 07-08-2016, 05:24 PM
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I love this portrait as well for the very same reasons - it will stand the test of time. Does anyone know who the bust is on the table to the left of her? As nothing is left to chance in these portraits i am curious
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The Queen’s Body Guard for Scotland, Royal Company of Archers has commissioned a portrait of Her Majesty The Queen to mark The Queen’s 90th Birthday, which has been painted by the artist Nicky Philipps. The Queen is wearing the robes of The Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle and is depicted standing at the top of the staircase in Archers’ Hall. The picture includes a bust of Sir Walter Scott who was instrumental in establishing a ceremonial role for the Royal Company for the visit to Scotland by King George IV in 1822. Also included in the picture are the Colours of the Royal Company which were presented by The Queen in 1966. The portrait is full length and will hang in the dining room in Archers’ Hall.
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Old 07-08-2016, 07:06 PM
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She looks very majestic in this portrait. Also, I see quite a resemblance to her mother around the eyes and brows.
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Old 07-08-2016, 07:49 PM
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She looks very majestic in this portrait. Also, I see quite a resemblance to her mother around the eyes and brows.
I saw that too! But when I see her in videos and photos, then she looks like her grandmother.
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Old 07-09-2016, 01:25 AM
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The Queen visits luxury jewellery showroom with Prince Philip | Daily Mail Online
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Old 07-09-2016, 09:33 AM
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A classic from the Duke: "Those sticky things."
Any visit to a jeweler makes it a good day, but I would have been over the moon to meet Andy Scott. I'd have had a thousand questions for him!
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Old 07-20-2016, 04:44 PM
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H.M.The Queen hosted an audience for the Governor of New South Wales at Buckingham Palace.

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Old 07-24-2016, 04:10 AM
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The Duke of Edinburgh attended the Royal Salute Coronation Cup at Guards Polo Club in Egham yesterday, July 23:


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Old 07-26-2016, 05:57 AM
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As Admiral of the Royal Yacht Squadron the Duke of Edinburgh on July 22 visited Sir Ben Ainslie's America's Cup headquarters before going out on the water to see the team take part in a practice race.


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Old 07-26-2016, 07:37 AM
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Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh Current Events 26: December 2014

The Royal Yacht Squadron is the yacht club sponsoring Land Rover BAR's America's cup challenge.


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The Queen is greeted in style as she arrives in Balmoral for her summer break* | Daily Mail Online
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Old 08-12-2016, 08:13 AM
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The Duke of Edinburgh as Patron of the Outward Bound Trust visited the Trust's Ullswater Centre in Watermillock, Penrith, Cumbria, yesterday, August 11:


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Old 09-03-2016, 09:50 AM
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We've not seen Her Majesty in far too long! Not that I begrudge her a vacation, but that I am thrilled this is the Braemar Gathering Weekend! A lovely panorama here from Mark Cuthbert to get us all in the mood! https://twitter.com/markacuthbert/st...04715869507588
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Old 09-03-2016, 07:15 PM
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The bandage on her right leg has been there for a very long time. Even at her advanced age, that is a long time for a injury to heal.
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Old 09-03-2016, 11:06 PM
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HM is wearing a rather large bandage on her right leg; anyone know what happened?
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Old 09-03-2016, 11:41 PM
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HM is wearing a rather large bandage on her right leg; anyone know what happened?

She has been wearing a bandage over a bruise etc on that leg since the summer. Maybe a very slow healing injury - not uncommon in the very old.
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Old 09-04-2016, 12:07 AM
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Yes, that's been there for a very long time now, perhaps the result of a knock. I hope it's not developing into an ulcer. The Queen should get some fresh air and sunshine on it.
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Old 09-04-2016, 12:17 AM
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It appears to have healed. She's no longer wearing the patch over it.
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Old 09-04-2016, 11:13 AM
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It appears to have healed. She's no longer wearing the patch over it.
I agree - needed extended rest to heal. I don't know about the rest of you but I am relived.
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