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Polly Borland

'Everyone wants to know the story about the Queen'

Polly Borland 'Everyone wants to know the story about the Queen'
Video: 5 minutes 23 seconds

Australian photographer, Polly Borland, describes the hectic experience of photographing Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Video transcript

1 . HM Queen Elizabeth II 2002 All Polly Borland. © Polly Borland. Reproduced courtesy of Polly Borland and Anna Schwartz Gallery..

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Golden Jubilee

Magazine article by Magda Keaney, 2002

Polly Borland's photograph of The Queen was commissioned by Buckingham Palace as part of a series of high profile celebrations to mark the Golden Jubilee.

Confide in Me

Magazine article by Sarah Hill, 2002

This article examines the photographic portraiture of Polly Borland.

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