The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee – Photographs

June 5, 2012, marked the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. To celebrate this exceptional event, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) presents an outline of the types of photographs held in its collection about Queen Elizabeth II.Since the 1950s, The Queen has made more than 20 visits to Canada! Our collection contains numerous photos, movies, private and government documents, stamps and even some cartoons of Her Majesty, which were used to convey a particular message. Ready for an overview of the photographs?

Colour portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II wearing the Vladimir Tiara, the Queen Victoria Jubilee Necklace, the blue Garter Riband, Badge and Garter Star and the Royal Family Orders of King George V and King George VI (1959). (e010975985-v8)


We have many photographs of Queen Elizabeth II in our collection; several of which are digitized and accessible via Flickr. You can also browse photographs from Collection Search.

Here are some interesting references:

Questions or comments? We would love to hear from you!

2 thoughts on “The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee – Photographs

  1. Pingback: The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee – Caricatures, stamps and other documents! « Library and Archives Canada Blog

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