1580s (late) Elizabeth I by George Gower (Phillip Mould)

This is an unflattering photographic likeness of Queen Elizabeth.

Elizabeth wears a black dress adorned with gold thread over slashed gold brocade false sleeves and a matching gold under-skirt.

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