History picture library
Queen sent 15,000 portraits of herself for 85th birthday
15,000 portraits of Her Majesty The Queen, painted by children from 64 countries, have been put on a digital photo frame and sent to her as a present for her 85th birthday on 21 April 2011.
The portraits were submitted as part of an international online children’s art competition run by Look and Learn. The 53 winning pictures are shown here. Click on any image to download a 300dpi repro quality file which may be used for media coverage free of charge on condition of including a credit to Look and Learn.
About Look and Learn
Look and Learn is a British picture library specialising in classic educational history, art and culture illustrations, which also runs free monthly, annual, and one-off children’s art competitions. Winners receive cash prizes and all participating children, and their teachers or parents/guardians gain free, personalised online art galleries. Their work is made available for commercial licensing on the basis that half the net income is paid to the artist, and half to the competitions prize fund. Entries to date total over 84,000, making this the world’s largest online children’s art competition.