The hidden details you missed in Prince Louis' christening photos

Olivia Morris
Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

Kensington Palace released the official christening portraits from Prince Louis’ christening and, as expected, they are oh-so adorable.

The first family snap shows the Cambridges, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall and the Middletons all posing happily at Clarence House in celebration of Louis’ christening. Source: Getty

However, as with many royal family photos, there are some hidden details you probably missed when first taking a look at the photographs.

Something you would have definitely noticed in the three photos she appears in, Princess Charlotte most certainly stole the show.

Princess Charlotte couldn’t keep her eyes off her little brother as she posed for the photo with just royal family members. Source: Getty

In the second portrait of the Cambridges posing with just royal family relatives, Charlotte can’t keep her eyes off little Louis.

But if you look closer, you can see the three-year-old is actually holding her younger brother’s hand.

Excuse us while our hearts just melt everywhere.

Princess Charlotte is doting on her younger brother, holding his hand. Source: Getty

Another detail you may have missed is the presence of Queen Elizabeth II.

Yes, you’re right she wasn’t actually there, but she also kind of was.

If you look over above Prince Harry’s head in what would be the corner of the room, there is a portrait of the Queen looking over the whole family.

Granny’s watching you, Harry. Source: Getty

Talk about a subtle tribute.

The Queen and her husband Prince Philip were not in attendance at Louis’ christening.

It was reportedly “mutually agreed… some time ago” between Her Majesty and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge that she and the Duke of Edinburgh would not be attending, sources told People.

As to why the Queen and Prince Philip did not attend the christening, it was for a pretty simple reason.

It’s due to the monarch “working flat out”.

Well, it’s good to see she was still there in spirit.

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