2006 The Queens Birthday 50th Anniversary of Annigoni Portrait $1 PNC
The Queen's 80th Birthday 50th Anniversary of Annigoni portrait.
The year 2006 marks the 80th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II and the 50th anniversary of the unveiling of Pietro Annigoni's (1910-1988) portrait of Her Majesty.
The stamps feature this painting and a photographic portrait by Cecil Beaton (1904-1980), one of the most celebrated British photographers of the 20th century. In both portraits the Queen is wearing the regalia of the Order of the Garter.