Official opening of the Royal Institute of British Architects' Heinz Gallery, 21 Portman Square, London, on May 4, 1972: Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with the President, Alex Gordon, seated on her right
Architect/Designer Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (1926- ) Gordon, Sir Alexander John (1917-1999) Country UK: England City London Image Date 1972 View Portrait Medium Photoprint Library Reference RIBA 14/3 Orientation Portrait Colour Info Black and white Credit RIBA Collections Subject Royal ceremonies, visits ; Art galleries ; Societies' buildings
NOTES: The Heinz exhibition gallery, designed by Alan Irvine and Stefan Buzas, was located at 21 Portman Square, a house designed by James Adam and built by Samuel Wyatt in 1772. It was home to the RIBA Library Drawings Collection from May 1972 until November 2004 when the Collection was relocated to the Henry Cole Wing at the V&A.
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