Unknown wedding photos of the princess Diana published on the Internet
Tens earlier unknown photos from a wedding of the princess Diana and the prince Charles were published on the Internet.
Pictures belonged to the assistant to lord Patrick Lichfild who spoke at wedding as the photographer. The private collection of the pictures taken at a wedding of the prince Charles and lady Diana Spencer on July 29, 1981 will be sold at auction in the USA. The presented collection consists of black-and-white pictures of 10 on 8 in size, and color photos of 7 on 5 in size. According to the edition, in 14 photos the royal family in an informal situation during reception in Buckingham Palace is imprinted.
In photos the princess Diana is represented in a beautiful wedding dress in an environment of children and with members of royal family. In several pictures the bride holds the five-year-old great-granddaughter of Winston Churchill Clementina Hambro, the youngest of bridesmaids on hands, on others she is depicted with Queen Elizabeth, princesses Ann and Margaret and the prince Andrew. One of the brightest pictures is made while newly married came to a balcony for a greeting of the people who gathered before the palace.
These photos made by the photographer weren’t published earlier and didn’t even enter the wedding album presented to the prince Charles and lady Dee. It is specified that the right to dispose of pictures was granted to the photographer as a payment for photographing.
Authenticity of pictures confirms the special admission which allowed the photographer to be present at the palace, and the detailed letter in which the author of a photo tells about history of emergence of pictures. Patrick Lichfild was Elizabeth II’s cousin and one of legends of the British photo. He died in 2005 at the age of 66 years. Auction at which the photos belonging to it will find the new owner, will take place on September 24.
“Anybody didn’t see such frank and intimate photos from this really fantastic wedding yet”, – the representative of the auction house Bobbie Livingston noted.
The estimated cost of photos makes one-two thousand dollars for everyone.