Queen turns 88: David Bailey captures another side of the Queen in birthday portrait


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The Independent Online

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.”