LONDON: Britain’s authorities despatched Queen Elizabeth a specially-commissioned musical field to mark her platinum jubilee, depicting on its lid the black entrance door of the Prime Minister’s Quantity 10 Downing Avenue workplace.
The 96 year-old monarch celebrated 70 years on the British throne with an prolonged public vacation and a collection of occasions that culminated on Sunday in an look on the balcony of her palace after a vibrant and eccentric pageant in London.
In keeping with custom, the federal government marked the event of the Jubilee with a present, particulars of which have been introduced on Thursday.
The platinum mounted, enamel-on-copper musical field additionally featured portraits of the 14 British prime ministers she has met throughout her reign. When opened it performs Handel’s ‘Hallelujah’.
“On the within lid, an inscription together with the names of the Cupboard might be discovered as a token gesture for example their unwavering admiration and respect for her dedication and repair to her folks and her beloved Commonwealth,” the prime minister’s workplace mentioned. (Reuters)