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Featuring portraits of Queen Elizabeth II by royal photographer Cecil Beaton, this exhibition celebrates Her Majesty in her roles as princess, monarch and mother and coincides with the 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne. Explore this page to find out more.

Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton - A Diamond Jubilee celebration

The photographs of the British royal family by Sir Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) were central to shaping the monarchy's …

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The exhibition on tour

Discover other places you can see this exhibition exploring Cecil Beaton's long relationship with Elizabeth II in h…

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Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

From 19 May 2012 the V&A celebrates the opening of the newly renovated Fashion Galleries with an exhibition of beautiful ballgowns, red carpet evening dresses and catwalk showstoppers.

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