Order of the Garter

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Order of the Garter

n
(Heraldry) the highest order of English knighthood, open to women since 1987. It consists of the sovereign, 24 knight companions, and extra members created by statute. Also called: the Garter
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The artwork painted by Henry Ward depicts the head of state wearing her flowing garter robes as she sits in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle.
Henry Ward's artwork shows her wearing her garter robes in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle.
The four-metre bronze figure, created by sculptor James Butler, shows Her Majesty in full garter robes. Its inspiration comes from portraits done in 1954 and 1969.
She wore a black and white Philip Somerville hat for the occasion and was left in a fit of giggles when she saw her boyfriend in his Garter robes and cap.
The first of the new portraits shows a contemporary image of Her Majesty dressed in formal Garter Robes with gravitas and stately bearing.
Sculptor Philip Jackson created the monument, which portrays the Queen Mother in her younger days wearing Order of the Garter robes and sits underneath a statue of her husband King George VI on The Mall.
He must have achieved some reputation as a portrait painter when he obtained an important commission from the Saddlers' Company for a full length of their Master, Frederick, Prince of Wales, in Garter Robes. The Prince's connection with this Company is attributed to a fortunate chance.
The shot of the Queen walking out of the shoot saying she was fed up with wearing the heavy Garter robes was, in fact, the Queen walking in....yes, saying she was sick of dressing up but going dutifully to be photographed nevertheless.
In the footage, the Queen walks into a room in Buckingham Palace, cluttered with camera equipment, wearing her crown and her Order of the Garter robes.
The announcement of the musical tribute came as the final design for the national memorial to the Queen Mother - a bronze statue of the royal matriarch in Order of the Garter robes - was unveiled.
The tribute will be a bronze statue of the royal matriarch in Order of the Garter robes.