12 Unseen Photos of Queen Elizabeth
As the world's longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II has been photographed countless times by official photographers. But on her many walkabouts, tours and royal engagements, some of her most memorable moments have also been captured by members of public.
To mark the upcoming royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, online printing company Photobox launched a nationwide search for photos of royals taken by the public. The best photos will be compiled in a special book, which will be presented to the couple as a wedding present. Here are some of the most interesting, eye-catching and poignant photos of the most famous member of the royal family, which have been submitted by well-wishers over the years.
The Queen feeding an elephant at the opening a new facility at Whipsnade Zoo.
Taken in Windsor during the Queen's 90th birthday celebrations.
Being driven through Stamford in Lincolnshire in the Diamond Jubilee year.
Meeting the crowd outside the Warwickshire Justice Centre in Royal Leamington Spa.
At the Great Yorkshire Show with the prize-winning bull.
At the annual Order of the Garter Ceremony at Windsor Castle.
Opening a new high school in Armagh, Northern Ireland.
Taken during a drive around Windsor Great Park.
The Queen at the Trooping the Colour ceremony in London.
In Nassau, the Bahamas, on a royal tour shortly after Elizabeth became Queen.
Taken at the Badminton Horse Trials.
Princess Elizabeth meeting nurses in Guernsey.
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