Princess Elizabeth wearing her ATS uniform during World War II. Photo by Cecil Beaton, 1942
Long to reign over UK: Queen Elizabeth II in pictures
real history - Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton bromide print on white card mount, 1942
In early 1942 Princess Elizabeth was appointed Colonel-in-Chief of the Grenadier Guards, and on her sixteenth birthday she carried out her first public engagement, when she inspected the regiment. She was the first female in history to hold the position.
Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton, bromide print on white card mount, 1942.
The Nizam of Hyderabad tiara. Queen Elizabeth received this diamond tiara and matching necklace from the Nizam of Hyderabad as a wedding present. Made by Cartier, the design is appropriately based on English roses.
The Burmese Ruby Tiara A rare sight in the Queen’s Personal Jewel Collection- one specially made for her. Most tiaras in her vault have been inherited from the crown, or given as gifts.
this beautiful tiara apparently no longer exists, because it was broken up to create the Burmese Ruby tiara?
More British Royal Tiaras - The Tudors Wiki
Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) wearing the Nizam of Hyderabad Tiara, United Kingdom (1947; made by Cartier; diamonds).
Lifestyle: The Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara-Queen Elizabeth II (right) received this regal headpiece from her grandmother Queen Mary (left). Gorgeous style for the British and Ireland Tiara.
The young Elizabeth wearing 'Grannie's chips' as the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara was known by when she was a child. Mary acquired the piece in 1893 when she wed, made by Garrards for the sum of