14 of 149 portraits of Prince Charles
by Mario Testino
C-type colour print, 2001
15 7/8 in. x 20 1/8 in. (405 mm x 511 mm)
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Artistback to top
- Mario Testino (1954-), Photographer. Artist of 23 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Published in Vogue, February 2002. Photographed at his home Highgrove in Gloucestershire. The prince is shown wearing his favourite coat from Pakistan whilst feeding his rare breed of chickens.
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, Gloucestershire (sitter's home, Highgrove, Gloucestershire)
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Mario Testino: New Acquisitions (24 January 2004 - 13 June 2004)
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Events of 2001back to top
Current affairsLabour wins a second landslide general election victory campaigning on improvements to public services based on private finance projects. The Conservative party proved itself to be out-of-touch by ignoring public services and campaigning on the issue of Britain's membership of the EU. The day after the election William Hague resigned as leader of the Conservative Party.
Art and scienceThe Eden Project opens in Cornwall. The eco-centre, conceived by Tim Smit, replicates tropical and temporal climates and houses plants from all over the world in two domed biomes. The project is both a large-scale scientific experiment to study the environmental changes in different biomes over time, and a visitor attraction teaching the public about the natural environment.
InternationalOn 11th September (9/11) America comes under foreign attack for the first time since Pearl Harbour when Islamic Fundamentalist terrorists hijack four planes, flying two into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre, and one into the Pentagon; the forth plane crashed in a field.
George Bush launches his 'War on Terror' by invading Afghanistan to overthrown the Taliban and capture Osama bin Laden, leader of al-Qaeda.