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Royal blues! Camilla looks regal alongside Charles in new images

Royal blues! Camilla looks regal alongside Charles in new images released by Buckingham Palace ahead of the Coronation

  • One image shows them standing together in front of a portrait of King George V 
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Three new photographs of the King and Queen Consort at Buckingham Palace have been released ahead of the coronation.

Taken in the blue drawing room last month, one shows the couple standing side by side in front of a portrait of King George V painted shortly after his coronation in June 1911.

Charles is dressed in a blue Anderson and Sheppard suit, with a blue tie and white Turnbull and Asser shirt.

Camilla is wearing a blue wool crepe coat dress from British designer Fiona Clare, the late Queen’s pearl drop earrings set, which is adorned with sapphire and ruby gemstones, and a pearl necklace from her private collection.

The other two photographs show Charles and Camilla seated individually.

One shows the couple standing side by side in front of a portrait of King George V painted shortly after his coronation in June 1911

The King is sitting in a giltwood and silk upholstered armchair which dates to 1829 and was supplied to King George IV to furnish Windsor Castle.

And the Queen Consort is sitting in a giltwood and silk long-seated upholstered armchair dating back to 1812.

The chairs have been in the Blue Drawing Room since at least the early twentieth century.

The chair was likely commissioned by King George IV when he was the Prince of Wales in the early 19th century.

Hugo Burnard, who also took Charles and Camilla’s wedding pictures in 2005, made the photographs.

The King is sitting in a giltwood and silk upholstered armchair which dates to 1829 and was supplied to King George IV to furnish Windsor Castle

The Queen Consort is sitting in a giltwood and silk long-seated upholstered armchair dating back to 1812

The excitement for the Coronation has already started, as Brits are preparing for momentous occasion.

It is set to be a weekend of full of celebrations with more than a million Britons expected to take part in street parties, with some traditional tea parties already taking place. 

Councils have been busy installing red, white and blue bunting across their towns, while locals have put up photos of the King, as well as prepping for different events. 

In the capital, souvenir shops have been covered in union jacks, pictures of the new King and bunting, preparing for the big day, which will attract tourists from home and abroad to London. 

The coronation will be the first in Britain for over half a century, since the late Queen Elizabeth’s coronation in 1953.

Thousands of people are expected to line the streets of London to catch a glimpse of the new King and Queen as they travel from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey, where the coronation will take place at 11am.

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