Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Q is for Queen

Q is for Queen

Details of a Souvenir Scarf from 1953 Coronation

The coronation of 

Queen Elizabeth II was held on June 2, 1953.

Today, Wednesday, September 9, 2015,

Queen Elizabeth II 

is now the longest-reigning British Monarch.

Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Souvenir

She has surpassed her great, great grandmother,

Queen Victoria.

Queen Victoria is the only other monarch in UK history to have celebrated a Diamond Jubilee.  She reigned for almost 64 years and celebrated her Diamond Jubilee in June 1897.  The tiny silver frame and photo of Queen Victoria is a souviner from that occasion.  I purchased the postage size piece at Bermondsey Market early one Saturday morning in the 1980s.  At just an inch tall, it was a perfect little treasure to bring back to the states.

Queen Elizabeth II

celebrated her Diamond Jubilee

in June 2012.

A Jubilee Tea 

in honor of 

Queen Elizabeth II

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Queen Elizabeth II!

"Long Live The Queen!"