The Portraits of Queen Elizabeth II

Portrait 1

Date of Original Portrait: Circa 1934
Photographer: Marcus Adams
Engraver: Edwin Gunn of CBNC
This portrait of Princess Elizabeth appeared on the Canadian 20-dollar note which was issued on 11 March, 1935. The note was issued with English text (No. 46) and French text (No.47). The original portrait was taken by Marcus Adams, who was the official photographer to the Royal children. The image on the banknotes was engraved by Edwin Gunn who was employed by the Canadian Banknote Company Limited.
Use of this Portrait:
  • Canada -- Nos. 46 and 47.

© Peter Symes 2003