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The Queen in new photo portrait with 3 heirs to throne

FILE - In this file handout photo provided by Buckingham Palace and released in 2016, Britain's Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince George pose for a photo to mark the Queen's 90th birthday, in the White Drawing Room at Buckingham Palace, London. Buckingham Palace have released a photo of the Queen and the next three in line to the throne to mark the new year. This is only the second time such a portrait has been released, the first was in April 2016 to celebrate Her Majesty's 90th birthday.
Image Credit: Ranald Mackechnie/Buckingham Palace via AP
January 04, 2020 - 8:00 PM

LONDON - The Queen has marked the start of the decade with a new formal photograph of her and the first three heirs to the throne: son Prince Charles, grandson Prince William and great-grandson Prince George.

The portrait of the four was taken in Buckingham Palace's throne room a week before Christmas.

The palace released it on Saturday night.

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For the photo, the Queen, wearing a white dress with a blue brooch and with a signature handbag hanging from her forearm, stood in the front. Charles posed with an arm around George's shoulder as the two stood next to the queen on a red-carpeted step. William was behind the monarch on her other side.

It's only the second time Buckingham Palace has issued a portrait of the Queen and her three heirs together.

The first, taken by the same photographer, was released 2016 to mark the monarch's 90th birthday and used on commemorative stamps.

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