Queen unveils portrait marking British Red Cross role
A new portrait to mark the Queen's six decades as patron of the British Red Cross has been unveiled by the monarch.
In the painting, the Queen wears her garter robes as she sits in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle.
The artwork, which was unveiled at Windsor Castle, is by artist Henry Ward, who was born in Essex but now lives in Canada.
The Queen is the longest-serving patron of the charity, which supports people in crisis in the UK and overseas.
She has supported the British Red Cross by visiting projects and offices and attending and hosting events, such as a Buckingham Palace... read more
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