Queen Sent 15,000 Portraits of Herself for 85th Birthday on 21 April 2011By Look And Learn, PRNE
Sunday, April 17, 2011
LONDON, April 18, 2011 - 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 can
be viewed and downloaded for media purposes at
www.lookandlearnart.com/eiir/press.php. All 15,000 entries can be
viewed at www.lookandlearnart.com/eiir.
Laurence Heyworth, Managing Director of Look and Learn, said: "Thanks are
due to the huge number of school teachers, youth group leaders, child carers
and parents and, most of all, to the 15,000 children from around the world
who have collectively produced this birthday tribute to The Queen."
Look and Learn is a London-based educational picture library built around
the archive of a number of classic children's magazines. Since 2006 it has
run monthly online children's art competitions with the explicit objective of
creating the world's best gallery of children's art. This can be enjoyed at
The competition was kindly sponsored by Bridgeman Education, the
educational arm of The Bridgeman Art Library.
For further information, contact Laurence Heyworth (Managing Director) or
Amelia Davies (Competition Coordinator) on +44(0)20-7723-7732 or email
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