Commemorate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with this definitive photographic story of her public and private life. Brimming with tradition, history, glamour, and culture, this book features tours, state functions, weddings, and jubilees, and showcases the glorious photography of such stars as David Bailey, Yousuf Karsh, Harry Benson, and many more.
Celebrate the Queen
The public and private life of the world’s most famous monarch
Brimming with history, tradition, fashion, glamour, and culture, the book spans the Queen’s early years rightuntil her passing in 2022.. Along the way, we trace her coming of age during World War II; her marriage, motherhood, and coronation; her encounters with such icons of their age as the Beatles, Marilyn Monroe, and JFK; and her extensive international travels. We visit the spectacular royal palaces and enjoy the infectious celebration of royal weddings and jubilees. We witness the elegance of official portraits, and the intimacy offamily moments.
As much a showcase of top photographers as a r celebration of her remarkable royal life. Her Majesty includes the work of such luminaries as Cecil Beaton, Studio Lisa, Dorothy Wilding, Karsh, Lord Snowdon, David Bailey, Patrick Lichfield, Annie Leibovitz and many others.
Christoper Warwick was a highly respected royal historian, writer and broadcaster. The best-selling authorized biographer of HRH The Princess Margaret — Princess Margaret: A Life of Contrasts — and author of a number of other bestsellers, including George and Marina, Duke and Duchess of Kent and The Life and Death of Ella Grand Duchess of Russia, he also acted as a freelance royal commentator. As an authority on modern royal history, he regularly took part in national television and radio programmes, as well as television documentaries relating to modern royal history from the reign of Queen Victoria to the present day.
Reuel Golden is the former editor of the British Journal of Photography and the Photography editor at TASCHEN. His TASCHEN titles include: Mick Rock: The Rise of David Bowie, both London and New York Portrait of a City books, The Rolling Stones, Her Majesty, Football in the 1970s, the National Geographic editions, the David Bailey SUMO and Andy Warhol. Polaroids.