Portrait of HM The Queen by Dorothy Wilding Enamel Box
The first official photographic sitting of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was taken by society photographer, Dorothy Wilding on 26 February 1952, just twenty days after The Accession. Festooned with diamonds and gold resembling fleur-de-lis and scroll patterns, The Queen wore the ‘Girls of Great Britain and Ireland’ diamond tiara, which was a wedding gift from Her grandmother, Queen Mary.
This handcrafted enamel box was released in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee.
Measurements: D: 82mm H: 30mm