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How The Spectator covered the deaths of previous British monarchs

19 September 2022

4:46 PM

19 September 2022

4:46 PM

To commemorate the 70-year and-214-day-long reign of Queen Elizabeth II, this week’s issue of The Spectator is the first ever to feature a front-and-back design. Illustrated by Morten Morland, its design is inspired by Victorian-style mourning cards and includes a mixture of details from the royal coat of arms, as well as a few personal touches.

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