On their official social profiles Kate and William have published photos of the card made by George, Charlotte and Louis
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, over 70 years of marriage
Kate Middleton and Prince William have shared on their social profiles the handmade card their children made to celebrate the 73rd wedding anniversary of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
In fact, Elizabeth and Philip got married on November 20, 1947 and, to celebrate, Buckingham Palace released a new sweet portrait of the Monarch and the Prince consort, sitting in the Oak Room at Windsor Castle, while smiling at the colored card made by their grandchildren. , Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.
The three little princes decorated their gift for their great grandparents – surely helped by mum Kate and dad William – with a large number 73 in colorful stripes, surrounded by polka dots.
On their official Instagram profile, the Prince and Lady Middleton accompanied the close-up photo of the homemade card to their congratulations: "We wish a happy wedding anniversary to Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh!".
In the new portrait of the Queen and Prince Philip, shot by royal photographer Chris Jackson, Elizabeth II wears a light blue dress in double wool crepe by Stewart Parvin, a pearl necklace and a brooch made with sapphires and diamonds set in platinum.
This brooch has a particular value for the Queen: still Princess Elizabeth II wore it in images taken during her honeymoon in Broadlands, Hampshire, in 1947, and again in photos released to celebrate her 60th anniversary. of marriage in 2007.
Elizabeth and Philip were married in Westminster Abbey on 20 November 1947. The princess wore a white satin embroidered wedding dress designed by Sir Norman Hartnell, and Queen Mary's famous diamond tiara, which was lent to her niece. , Princess Beatrice, for her wedding to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in July.
In the meantime, the Queen in this last period has left more and more institutional positions to William and Kate, due to the pandemic and given her advanced age. And many are now convinced that the ideal candidates to succeed Elizabeth would be the Dukes of Cambridge, loved by the Court and by their subjects.