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Windsor 06-06-2012 | by Karen Roe
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Windsor 06-06-2012

Windsor Castle

The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years - Sixty photographs of The Queen, including the work of leading press photographers of the past six decades, are brought together for a display at Windsor Castle to celebrate Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee 2012.

 

The exhibition presents a portrait of The Queen’s reign as captured in fleeting moments on both official occasions and at relaxed family gatherings. With the advent of photography, the boundaries between the officially approved and the spontaneously captured image of the monarch were irreversibly blurred. Today, through the reach of modern media, the image of Her Majesty is familiar to millions around the world. Most of the exhibition The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years has been selected from photographs submitted by the Royal Rota press organisations.

 

Royal Windsor Wheel

Step into one of the wheel's gondolas and be transported into the air. Gaze out over the skyline and see the surrounding area with a wonderous view in every direction. Fun, thrills, geography and history - all rolled into one!

 

With breathtaking 360 degree views almost 60 metres above Alexandra Gardens. The Wheel offers a birds eye view of historic Windsor and Eton from a rare perspective. A ride on the Wheel is the perfect location for a special day out for everyone.

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Taken on June 6, 2012