Sunday, October 19, 2008

Portrait Of Queen Elizabeth I Surfaces After 450 Years


As you might expect, it just hung in the same family's house for the last 100 years, acquring a coating of dust and grime. After a cleaning, it looks like this (image on the right is an x-ray of an earlier draft of the portrait):

One of those Antiques Roadshow sort of discoveries, I guess.

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