Queen Elizabeth II sadly passed on September 8, 2022 at the age of 96. She was the UK’s longest-serving monarch after reigning for 70 years. Beloved by the world, she made a huge impact on both the nation and monarchy by helping to navigate decades of social change. She was a symbol of strength, compassion, and elegance and will be sadly missed by countless people around the world. In honor of her memory and her widespread impact, let’s take a look back at some rare photos from the monarch’s younger years.
Central Hall, Westminster – 1937
This photo shows Queen Elizabeth with her mother, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, father King George VI and sister Princess Margaret. She was 11 years old at the time of this photo and is wearing a tailored peacoat and elegant hat. The family is attending the coronation concert for children at Central Hall, Westminster on June 4, 1937.