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Official Diamond Jubilee photographs released

Specially commissioned photographs of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh to mark the 60th anniversary of The Queen’s Accession

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Two new photographs of the Queen and a Diamond Jubilee website have been launched today by the Royal Household. The Photographs, by Mr John Swannell, were taken in the Centre Room in Buckingham Palace in December 2011

Celebrating The Queen’s 60 year reign

The new Diamond Jubilee website was also launched today and features the latest news, photographs and announcements about the Diamond Jubilee, along with historical information and 60 facts about The Queen’s 60 year reign.

Visitors can search an events map to find Royal engagements taking place near them in Jubilee year and send a congratulatory message to The Queen. They will also be able to test their knowledge of all things Royal in a series of quizzes and picture puzzles, as well as find out more about Her Majesty’s life and times on an interactive timeline.

The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust website was also launched today to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s unrivalled 60 year contribution to the Commonwealth and a life of public service. And for stamp collectors, the the Royal Mail has released five new stamps which include Her Majesty The Queen. 

For the latest Diamond Jubilee information follow the British Monarchy on twitter and use the hashtag: #diamondjubilee

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Published 6 February 2012