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See New, Adorable Portraits of Archie Mountbatten-Windsor’s Christening

Photo: Chris Allerton / Courtesy: Instagram/@sussexroyal

Today, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex released two new portraits of their son Archie Mountbatten-Windsor’s christening.

One photo shows Prince Harry and Meghan Markle surrounded by their family, including grandparents Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, and Meghan’s mother Doria Ragland. Princess Diana’s sisters, Lady Sarah McCorquodale and Lady Jane Fellowes, stand alongside uncle and aunt Prince William and Kate Middleton. The other portrait is a closer, outdoor shot of a blissful Archie being cradled by Meghan and Harry. The photos were taken by photographer Chris Allerton. In both, Archie wears a replica of the Honiton christening gown. The Honiton was commissioned by Queen Victoria, but by 2004, the white silk and lace garment was deemed to fragile for continued use. Since then, a newer version has been used for royal christenings.

“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are so happy to share the joy of this day with members of the public who have been incredibly supportive since the birth of their son,” the Instagram caption read. The christening ceremony occurred at Windsor Castle, with a small number of close family and friends in attendance. Baby Archie’s godparents were kept private, as keeping with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wishes.

This story originally appeared on Vogue US

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