Her Majesty
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Her Majesty

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Born in 1926, married in 1947, crowned as Queen in 1953, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has carried out her duty for more than six decades. On the occasion of the Queen's 90th birthday, TASCHEN celebrates her remarkable royal story with a new edition of Her Majesty, a resplendent photographic collection of her public and private life.Brimming with history, tradition, glamour, and culture, the book spans the Queen's early years right through to her most recent state tours and ceremonies. Along the way, we trace her coming of age during World War II; her marriage, motherhood, and coronation; her encounters with such icons of their age as the Beatles, Marilyn Monroe, and JFK; and her extensive international travels. We visit the spectacular royal palaces and enjoy the infectious celebration of royal weddings and jubilees. We witness the elegance of official portraits, and the tenderness and humor of informal and family moments.As much a showcase of top photographers as a royal celebration, Her Majesty includes the work of such luminaries as Cecil Beaton, Studio Lisa, Dorothy Wilding, Karsh, Lord Snowdon, Patrick Lichfield, Wolfgang Tillmans, Rankin, and Annie Leibovitz.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 232 x 316 x 35.56mm | 2,661g
  • Cologne, Germany
  • English, French, German
  • 3836555417
  • 9783836555418
  • 317,973

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"Ein überwältigendes fotografisches Kompendium, das sämtliche Einzelheiten des bemerkenswerten Lebens der Queen abdeckt."
Telegraph Magazine, London
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"A stunning photographic compendium covering every detail of the Queen's remarkable life."
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About Christopher Warwick

Christopher Warwick ist eine Autorität auf dem Gebiet der jüngeren Geschichte der Royals. Er war Autor der äußerst erfolgreichen autorisierten Biografie von Prinzessin Margaret, Schwester von Queen Elisabeth II und verfasste unter anderem die Bücher George VI & Queen Elizabeth, Two Centuries of Royal Weddings und Abdication. Seine Artikel sind Lesern der britischen Presse bestens bekannt, daneben hat er regelmäßige Auftritte in Fernsehdokumentationen sowie in Nachrichtenbeiträgen von BBC, Channel 4, ARD und CTV (Kanadisches Fernsehen). Reuel Golden war nach dem Politikstudium an der University of Sussex Chefredakteur des British Journal of Photography und Leitender Redakteur bei Photo District News. Bei TASCHEN arbeitete er als Fotobuch-Herausgeber unter anderem an den Bänden New York und London aus der Reihe Portrait of a City; Her Majesty und Harry Benson. The Beatles.
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