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Photograph

1960 (Photographed)
Artist/Maker

Royal Portrait by Cecil Beaton (1904-1980). Photograph depicting Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh; with their children Prince Charles, Princess Anne and baby Prince Andrew, 1960.

Object details

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Brief description
Royal Portrait by Cecil Beaton (1904-1980). Photograph depicting Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh; with their children Prince Charles, Princess Anne and baby Prince Andrew, 1960.
Dimensions
  • Image width: 24.4cm
  • Image height: 23.8cm
  • Paper width: 24.4cm
  • Paper height: 23.8cm
Gallery label
Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, Buckingham Palace March 1960 On learning she was to have a third child, Queen Elizabeth wrote of her delight to her midwife Sister Helen Rowe. She added: ‘The children were very excited at the news of the baby, especially Charles, who loves small children.’ In this image, the parents and children crowd around the crib to admire the new member of their family. Gelatin silver print V&A: Ph.229-1987 (2012)
Credit line
Bequeathed to the Museum in 1987 by Eileen Hose, secretary to the photographer
Production
Cecil Beaton photographed members of the royal family from 1930-1979.
Other number
557/69 - Beaton's number
Collection
Accession number
PH.229-1987

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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