- The Queen, 91, met Kersti Kaljulaid, the President of Estonia, on Wednesday
- She welcomed the politician in a private audience at Windsor Castle
- Feet away from where the woman shook hands was an electric fan heater
Elegant in a cream dress, the Queen looked ready for spring as she welcomed the President of Estonia to Windsor Castle today.
But a closer look at photos of the meeting reveals how the monarch, 91, is still feeling the bite of the lingering winter chill.
For just feet away from where the Queen and President Kersti Kaljulaid shook hands was a simple grey fan heater, whirring away beneath an ornate console table.
The Queen, 91, received President Kersti Kaljulaid, 48, in a private audience at Windsor Castle on Wednesday. Just feet away from the women was an electric fan heater whirring away
President Kaljulaid is on a three-day visit to Britain and has already met with the Prime Minister and members of the British Government. Today she was welcomed to Windsor Castle
The plastic-cased appliance, which costs roughly £30 from the high street, can be seen in the background of several photos of the Queen and President Kaljulaid.
Similar heaters have been seen in other rooms inside both Buckingham Palace and Balmoral, proving how the Queen is keen to keep her housekeeping costs to a minimum.
President Kaljulaid, 48, is on a three-day visit to Britain and has already met with the Prime Minister and members of the Government.
The Queen looked ready for spring in a simple mid-length shift dress, which she teamed with a black handbag and heels. She hosted President Kalijulaid in one of Windsor’s opulent rooms
Today she was received by the Queen at a private audience in one of the reception rooms of Windsor Castle.
The Queen looked ready for spring in a simple mid-length shift dress, which she teamed with her black handbag and black heels.
Meanwhile President Kaljulaid opted for a chic whit midi dress for the occasion.
The room where the reception took place has previously hosted a number of notable visitors, including religious and political leaders.