The Statue is inspired by the famous 1954 and 1969 portraits of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Pietro Annigoni. The Queen is shown in full Garter Robes. The statue will be cast in bronze and reflects more than 1,000 years of uninterrupted English monarchy.
The sculptor, James Butler, MBE, RA is one of Britain’s foremost figurative sculptors. His work adorn many different sites in London and other cities around the world.
This occasion will be marked by striking a series of medals which will be issued in a limited edition.
“Runnymede Magna Carta Legacy” will be co-ordinating a series of events to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of The Great Charter.
The focus of these events will be The Thames River Pageant and the unveiling of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Statue on June 2015.