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60 photos to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee are going on display at Windsor Castle...and show family moments, public events and exotic locations around the world. See some of our favourites.
Sixty photographs chronicling the Queen's 60 years as monarch are to go on display to mark her Diamond Jubilee.
At the start of her reign in 1952 many people would only have known the Queen's image from black and white newspaper photographs or news reels played in cinemas.
Today, with the use of digital technology, the monarch's likeness can be sent across the globe in seconds and her every move is captured whenever she is at official events.
The pictures capture the sovereign at relaxed family gatherings, exotic locations around the world, and the fleeting candid moments of public events
Meeting Pope John Paul the Second.
Here she is Pictured with former South African president Nelson Mandela.
Meeting Archbishop Desmund Tutu, a leading figure in South Africa's fight against Apartheid.
The Queen with former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
During the Queen's reign 12 US Presidents have held office.....
and 12 British Prime Ministers.
The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years will be held at Windsor Castle from February 4 to October 28.