Prince Charles, Princess Diana Never-before-seen pics of 1981 royal wedding sold for over N2M

The photos were taken from the reception held at Buckingham Palace on 29 July 1981, where the royal couple were joined by guests including the Queen, Princess Anne, Princess Margaret and Prince Andrew

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A collection of behind-the-scene photos from the royal wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana have sold for over $12,000 (over N2 million) at auction.

Led by a page boy, Princess Diana carries a young Clementine through Buckingham Palace, the Queen walking by her side play

Led by a page boy, Princess Diana carries a young Clementine through Buckingham Palace, the Queen walking by her side

(RR Auctions/ Daily Mail)

 

The photos were taken from the reception held at Buckingham Palace on 29 July 1981, where the royal couple were joined by guests including the Queen, Princess Anne, Princess Margaret and Prince Andrew.

Even in her wedding gown, Princess Diana is able to bend over to set down Clementine as they make their way through the palace play

Even in her wedding gown, Princess Diana is able to bend over to set down Clementine as they make their way through the palace

(RR Auctions/ Daily Mail)

 

The auction was carried out by a Boston-based company who obtained the exclusive photos from the collection of an assistant to photographer Lord Patrick Lichfield.

READ: Original clip of Princess Diana and Prince Charles' royal wedding released online [VIDEO]

Lichfield was the only photographer allowed to take informal photographs of the royal family and their guests at the Palace following their wedding ceremony at St. Paul's Cathedral.

The princess' veil can be seen as she stands next to her new husband, the Prince of Wales, as royals gather in the Throne Room play

The princess' veil can be seen as she stands next to her new husband, the Prince of Wales, as royals gather in the Throne Room

(RR Auctions/Daily Mail )

 

"The candid and unrehearsed moments of the fairytale wedding captured in these photographs show a seldom seen side of the Royal family," said Bobby Livingston, Executive VP at RR Auction.

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"It's not surprising that photographs commanded such an impressive figure— the public adored Princess Diana and these never-before-seen photos have an incredible amount of sentimental value for the millions of fans that remember the people's princess."

Prince Andrew leans down to talk to Clementine as Prince Charles speaks to a page boy (right) and the princess smiles play

Prince Andrew leans down to talk to Clementine as Prince Charles speaks to a page boy (right) and the princess smiles

(RR Auctions/ Daily Mail)

 

The released photos also showed Diana in her famous wedding dress being arranged in the Throne Room for official photographs, were left out of the late Princess' and Prince Charles' wedding album.

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