Victoria and Albert Museum

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8 February - 22 April 2012. Featuring portraits of Queen Elizabeth II by royal photographer Cecil Beaton, this exhibition celebrated Her Majesty in her roles as princess, monarch and mother and coincided with the 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne.

About the Exhibition
About the Exhibition

The photographs of the British royal family by Sir Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) were central to shaping the monarchy's public image in the mid-20th century.

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A gift in your will

You may not have thought of including a gift to a museum in your will, but the V&A is a charity and legacies form an important source of funding for our work. It is not just the great collectors and the wealthy who leave legacies to the V&A. Legacies of all sizes, large and small, make a real difference to what we can do and your support can help ensure that future generations enjoy the V&A as much as you have.

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