Sunday, May 27, 2012

At Home with the Queen: Photographic portraits of Londoners at home with their treasured souvenirs

Brenda Wilshere © Museum of London.

LONDON.- Opened yesterday to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, the Museum of London presents At Home with the Queen. This display features twelve professional photographic portraits of Londoners at home with their treasured souvenirs, alongside photographs taken by Londoners themselves with their cherished mementos featuring an image of the Queen. At Home with the Queen runs until the 28 October 2012. A selection of Royal commemorative objects from the Museum's collections is also on display, including ephemeral trinkets produced for Queen Victoria 's Diamond Jubilee in 1897, striking official Coronation Day street decorations, evocative Silver Jubilee party paper tableware and current Diamond Jubilee souvenirs. The 12 Londoners professionally photographed embrace people of all ages and backgrounds. They include Mak Gilchrist, a model from the iconic Robert Palmer video, Addicted to Love; Miles Landes ... More

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