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Pictures of Princess Charlotte's christening released

Members of the Royal Family and the Middleton family at Sandringham House after Princess Charlotte's christening. Credit: PA

Pictures from Princess Charlotte's christening have been released by Kensington Palace.

A series of images from the christening at Sandringham House were published on Twitter.

The Duchess of Cambridge holds Princess Charlotte in the Drawing Room at Sandringham House. Credit: PA

They include a group shot of members of the Royal Family, including The Queen, and the Middleton family at Sandringham House after Princess Charlotte's christening.

Another image shows The Duchess of Cambridge smiling lovingly at her new daughter in the Drawing Room at Sandringham House.

The Duke and Duchess are pictured outside with Prince George and Princess Charlotte and a final black and white image was released of Prince William holding his son.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George and Princess Charlotte in the garden at Sandringham House. Credit: PA

The four official images were taken by celebrated photographer Mario Testino immediately after the royal baby was baptised in front of the Queen and close relatives at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham on Sunday.

A Kensington Palace spokesman said: "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their whole family had a wonderful day on Sunday and were delighted to share the special occasion with the thousands of people who came to Sandringham.

"They are very happy to share these photographs and hope that everyone enjoys them as much as they do."

The Duke of Cambridge playing with Prince George in the garden at Sandringham House. Credit: PA

The group photo shows Princess Charlotte's immediate family in the drawing of the Queen's private Norfolk residence.

Seated at the front are William, Prince George, Kate holding her daughter and finally the Queen.

Standing behind William are Kate's family - her parents, Michael and Carole Middleton, and her siblings, James and Pippa.

Next to the Middletons and also standing are the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke of Edinburgh.