Ahead of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral on September 19, the British royal family released the last portrait she took before her death on September 8. On September 18, the royal family’s official Instagram account @theroyalfamily posted the touching portrait with the caption: “A new photo has been released ahead of Her Majesty’s funeral. This year marks Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee as she becomes the first British monarch to reach the milestone. Tomorrow, millions will gather to commemorate Her extraordinary life.”
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In the photo, we see the late Queen smiling from ear to ear during her platinum jubilee. Her white hair gleamed as she wore an aquamarine suit that was so precious to her, with a pearl necklace that Kate Middleton has worn since then, matching earrings, and sea Sapphire and diamond clip-on brooch.
According to the Daily Mail, the breasts are very important to her because they were given to her by her beloved “daddy” George VI on her 18th birthday in April 1944.
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It’s a wonderful thing that her final portrait pays homage to her long reign and one of the most important people in her life.
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