Jul 092015
 

Today Kensington Palace released four pictures from Princess Charlotte’s christening.

©Mario Testino /Art Partner / PA Wire

©Mario Testino /Art Partner / PA Wire

Above, the main family portrait, the most formal of the photographs taken by renowned photographer Mario Testino. HM really pops in that pink in front of Camilla’s blue, while Queen Prince Philip and Prince William struck me as looking especially elated at the occasion.

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Jul 082015
 

At Wimbledon this afternoon the sky was that leaden gray you know is going to bring rain and perhaps delays.

Wimbledon.com

Wimbledon.com

The Duke and Duchess arriving at the Royal Box. Leading the way (lower left), Philip Brook, chairman of the All England club.

Stephen Lock / i-Images

Stephen Lock / i-Images

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Jul 052015
 

After a rainy morning at Sandringham the sun came out in time for the royals to walk to church for Princess Charlotte’s christening.

©Andrew Parsons / i-Images

©Andrew Parsons / i-Images

Crowds started gathering early near St. Mary Magdalene Church, despite the rain. From the Sunday Express:

…a crowd of 3,500 were allowed into watch the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge walk between Sandringham House and the church and back again with Charlotte and her big brother Prince George, making it the most public royal baptism in modern times.

©Andrew Parsons/i-Images/POLARIS

©Andrew Parsons/i-Images/POLARIS

The day was filled with historic references, including Charlotte’s pram, dating back to the 1950s. More from a Daily Mirror story:

Kate pushed the Millson pram – once used for the Duke of York and the Earl of Wessex – while William held George’s hand as the prince, who is nearly two, waved at the crowds.

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