After 70 years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth makes her first appearance in the “06880” online art gallery. I hope it was worth the wait.
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“The Queen.” Artist Geoffrey Stein says: “This portrait is made using collage material from altered historical photographs of Her Majesty’s wedding, coronation and other official events. They were originally published in The Times of London, Getty Images, Shutterstock and Reuters. Acrylic and pencil on canvas.”
“Sasco Creek at Southport Beach” (Kathleen Burke)
“The Golden Lion at Compo, 1955.” Photographer Peter Barlow used a Rolleicord camera with flash; this was taken from a dinghy. “1955 was before the harbor was enlarged, before it became a marina, and before it was named for someone,” Barlow says. “Most people called it ‘the yacht basin.'”
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