Photographer captures another side the Queen

This portrait of Queen Elizabeth II taken by British photographer David Bailey has been released to mark her 88th birthday. Photo / David Bailey / AP
This portrait of Queen Elizabeth II taken by British photographer David Bailey has been released to mark her 88th birthday. Photo / David Bailey / AP

This portrait of Her Majesty the Queen by the renowned British photographer David Bailey has been released to mark her 88th birthday on Monday.

The photograph was taken at Buckingham Palace in March and was commissioned on behalf of the Government's GREAT Britain campaign, which aims to generate jobs and growth through highlighting Britain as a world-class destination for trade, tourism, investment and education. "I've always been a huge fan of the Queen," Bailey says. "She has very kind eyes with a mischievous glint."

- UK Independent

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