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Why Prince Charles' Morning Room Featured On Prince Louis' Christening Pictures Holds Historic Significance To The Royal Family

Date July 16, 2018 17:51

Kensington Palace released stunning pictures from Prince Louis' christening, taken in the historic Morning Room of the Clarence House, where Prince Charles hosted the reception.

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The Morning Room is often used as a setting for official photographs of the royal family on various special occasions, such as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's 65th wedding anniversary, Prince George's christening, and many others.

So, why is this room so important, and what are some interesting things that have found a home in it?

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The Clarence House was the Queen and Prince Philip's first home, where they lived from 1953 to 2002. After the royal couple moved out, the house was given to Prince Charles, where he still resides with his wife, Camilla Parker Bowles.

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The Morning Room was Queen Mother's favorite one in the house, and it remains decorated in a way she initially intended it to be.

The room includes precious memories of the royal family and several heirlooms. For example, there is a beautiful painting of King George V, a mid-century vase, and numerous pictures featuring royal generations.

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In addition, in most pictures, we can see a sofa, dated 1773 and commissioned by the Duke of Gloucester.

It's no wonder the Morning Room is the royal family's first choice when it comes to commemorating important events.

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