Princess Charlotte at six months

Kensington Palace releases new photos by Kate Middleton
(HRH The Duchess of Cambridge)

Kensington Palace has released new pictures of Princess Charlotte as snapped by her mother, Kate Middleton.

The baby photos are among the few we’ve seen since the princess was born.

As our in-house royal watcher Patricia Treble explains, there has always been a bargain between royal parents and the mainstream press in Britain. “The Windsors ensure the media gets regularly updated photos of the children, and in return the British press leave the children alone and, importantly, agree not to publish paparazzi images.”

Read more: Prince George all but vanished from view.

(HRH The Duchess of Cambridge)

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George and Charlotte in June 2015

(HRH The Duchess of Cambridge)
(HRH The Duchess of Cambridge)

Related: Prince George steals the show, again

Charlotte’s public debut in May

(John Stillwell/Getty Images)
(John Stillwell/Getty Images)

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