The Coronation – Official Portraits Released

The official portraits from The Coronation of Their Majesties The King and Queen have been released. They were taken by Hugo Burnand in the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace following the Coronation Service.

His Majesty The King

His Majesty is pictured in full regalia in the Throne Room at Buckingham Palace. His Majesty is wearing The Robe of Estate, The Imperial State Crown and is holding the Sovereign’s Orb and Sovereign’s Sceptre with Cross. His Majesty is seated on one of a pair of 1902 throne chairs that were made for the future King George V and Queen Mary for use at the Coronation of King Edward VII. These throne chairs were also used in the background of the 1937 Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth and by His Majesty The King Charles III and Queen Camilla at Westminster Hall to receive addresses from the Speakers of both Houses of Parliament last year.

Her Majesty The Queen


Her Majesty is pictured in The Green Drawing Room. Her Majesty is wearing Queen Mary’s Crown and Robe of Estate.

Their Majesties The King and Queen

Their Majesties are pictured in the Throne Room at Buckingham Palace.

Working members of The Royal Family


Their Majesties are pictured with members of the Working Royal Family.

From left to right:

The Duke of Kent, The Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Gloucester, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, The Princess Royal, The King, The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Princess of Wales, The Duchess of Edinburgh, Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy, The Duke of Edinburgh.

Hugo Burnand is a renowned British photographer based in London. He became a professional photographer aged 27 and worked for a high a society magazine for over 20 years photographing many eminent people. In 2005 he took the Wedding photographs of the then Prince of Wales and Camilla Parker Bowles at Windsor Castle and in 2011 he took the official Wedding photographs of Prince William and Catherine Middleton at Buckingham Palace. Hugo has been taking photographs of Their Majesties both privately and officially for over 20 years.

See also: The Coronation – The Ultimate Guide to the Events

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