The 70th anniversary of Prince Charles is celebrated early with a new exhibition at Buckingham Palace opening tomorrow and defending his love of the arts for life.
The Prince & Patron exhibition is on display in the halls of Buckingham Palace and
Among the 100 hand-selected works is a framed photo of the wedding of Meghan and Harry on May 19.
Four official wedding photos were published by Kensington Palace after their wedding, but Charles chose a free kick showing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex leaving St George's Chapel to show it.
The Prince of Wales dismounted Meghan in the chapel after his father Thomas Markle Sr. left the ceremony due to
According to a statement from the Palace, Charles was "happy to welcome Mrs. Markle into the family royal in this way ".
The exhibition will include other ph otos, including a framed photo of Charles with a young Prince Harry, both carrying a flying machine in front of a helicopter, and a picture never seen of Charles with his William's son and his grandson George as a baby.
A detailed sketch of Prince Philip, drawn in 1983 by Bryan Organ, an English artist best known for his portraits of Princess Diana and Elton John will be on display, as well as a representation of the Queen Mother of 1973 by Michael Noakes, who also painted the Queen and Margaret Thatcher
The exhibition will run until Sunday, September 30th.
Charles' birthday celebrations, which will turn 70 on November 14, will continue throughout the year and the Royal Collection Trust will launch a series of memorabilia including a specially painted coat of arms with the shield of the Duchy of Cornwall, the badge of the Prince of Wales Red Dragon and daffodils – the national flower of Wales.
The range also includes a mug, a tea cup and a saucer, a commemorative China d gold at 22 carat gold.