Photo of Queen Elizabeth II Aged Seven Months Released
Photos of Queen Elizabeth II Aged Just Seven Months Have Been Released For New Exhibition
The photos show a smiling baby girl, just seven months old, a happy baby who would later become Queen Elizabeth II. As the Queen turned 84 on April 21, these photos have been released and will be part of an exhibition at Windsor Castle starting April 24 and ending next February.
In the photographs, the first five of this album here will be in the exhibition, shot by cameraman Marcus Adams in 1926, also show the Duke and Duchess of York. Her parents would become George VI and Queen Elizabeth on December 2 1926. When they returned from a trip to New Zealand after leaving Elizabeth behind, they went back to Mr. Adams in January 1927 and had more photographs taken.
In some of the photos it shows the future Queen playing with a pair of glasses and holding a picture of her parents in another according to the BBC. Also at the new exhibition, will be a hand written note sent to the King and Queen from Clara Knight, the future Queen's nurse and part of the note reads:
It said: "If mummy looks into my wide open mouth with a little magnifying glass she will see my two teeth."
There will be numerous photos included in the exhibition and will give visitors a rare glimpse in to the young life of a girl who would be Queen and would shape Britain in the 20th and 21st centuries.