Queen Elizabeth portrait

Queen Elizabeth portrait

Queen Elizabeth portrait

1585 portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, by Nicholas Hilliard. Elizabeth is depicted with an ermine—a kind of weasel. The olive branch in her hand is a symbol of peace.

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