The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I

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Opening times: 
Open daily 10am-5pm
Admission: 
Free
Location: 
Queen's House
Season type: 
Queen's House

The iconic Armada portrait of Elizabeth I commemorates the most famous conflict of her reign – the failed invasion of England by the Spanish Armada in summer 1588.

Discover more online: the symbolism of the Armada Portrait

 

The painting is on permanent public display in the Queen's Presence Chamber in the Queen’s House, on the site of the original Greenwich Palace, which was the birthplace of Elizabeth I. 

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