Prince George cradles Princess Charlotte in first picture of royal siblings together

Published Saturday, Jun 6 2015, 21:08 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released the first picture of Princess Charlotte since her birth last month.

A photograph was tweeted by Kensington Palace at 9pm on Saturday evening (6 June), marking the first time the little princess and her big brother Prince George, 23 months, have been seen together.

The image was taken by proud mum Kate Middleton in mid-May.

First photo of Charlotte and George together, taken by Kate Middleton.

© HRH Duchess of Cambridge / @KensingtonROyal

Kensington Palace had earlier teased the image by saying: "We'll be posting a very special photo of Prince George & his little sister Princess Charlotte late tonight. Can't wait to share it with you!"

Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana was born at St. Mary's Hospital on 2 May. Before this evening, the only photos we had seen of her came when Kate and William left the hospital with her that day.

She is fourth in line to the throne.

The decision to release informal family pictures of Charlotte echoes the images released of Prince George shortly after his birth. Those pictures were taken by Kate's father Michael at the Middleton family home in Berkshire.

Prince William and Kate Middleton informal pictures of Prince George, released 19 August 2013

© Clarence House

The image taken of Kate, Wills and George by Michael Middleton.

Known as HRH Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, the baby will be christened on Sunday, 5 July at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham. She will be baptised by the Archbishop of Cambridge.

No godparents have been named yet but Prince Harry, Princess Beatrice and Pippa Middleton are all rumoured to be contenders.

Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, wearing a Jenny Packham dress, and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge leave the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital with their new born baby daughter on May 02, 2015 in London, England.

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Leaving hospital on 2 May.

Prince George arrives at  St Mary's hospital to meet his new sister Charlotte- 2 May 2015

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George met his little sister at hospital following her birth.

William, Kate, George and Charlotte relocated from Kensington Palace to Anmer Hall in Norfolk shortly after Charlotte's birth. The mansion was a gift from The Queen for their wedding and is located within the Sandringham estate.

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