Prince Charles shares unseen photo of Prince William to mark his 38th birthday
The first on the throne shared a cute father-son snapshot (Getty Images)
It is a day of double celebration for Prince William, who is enjoying both Father's Day and his 38th birthday.
On this occasion, 71-year-old Prince Charles shared an invisible photo of his son on Instagram.
The cute picture Kate Middleton took at the end of last year shows the queen's heir and his eldest child on a cool country walk in Sandringham.
As a caption, he wrote: "I wish the Duke of Cambridge a happy birthday today!"
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In less than an hour, the sincere family snap of the first and second throne has already received more than 2,000 likes.
One person wrote, "This is such a great photo, so cute."
Another commented, "Delightful."
A third shared: "Beautiful photo."
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
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The Duke of Cambridge with Prince of Wales at Sandringham in December 2019 on the left and Michael Middleton with his daughter Catherine on the right
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The picture was also shared on Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Instagram account for Father's Day, along with a look back at the royal mother as a young girl with her own father Michael.
It has received 368,000 "likes", with many of Kate's photographic praises.
Today, in another Instagram post, Charles also honored his father, the Duke of Edinburgh, and his sons, who are now both parents.
The first split image was a black and white picture of him as a teenager, which the 99-year-old had taken in front of Clarence House in 1951 - together with his sister Princess Anne in Her Majesty's arms.
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A second photo showed the Queen's son with William and Prince Harry at the 2004 Cirencester Park Polo Cup.
Similarly, this post has received more than 54,000 "likes" and comments praising the "beautiful" old pictures.
It comes when royal fans shared their delight in cute family pictures - taken by Kate - of the Duke of Cambridge, who were playing with their children in the garden of their country house Note Hall in Norfolk.
A shot shows the practical royal father, who also turns 38 today and poses on a swing with Prince George (six), Princess Charlotte (five) and Prince Louis (two).
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Since it was posted on Instagram, it has received over 1.9 million likes, and more than 21,000 people have also made enthusiastic comments.
One person wrote: "Amazing family."
Another commented: “Prince William looks so happy! Fatherhood suits him. "
A third said: "All children look so grown up!"
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And a fourth added, "This is ADORABLE."
Many social media users also showed admiration for Charlotte's denim romper, which she wore with a striped T-shirt.
There were also some who drew attention to the similarity between their brothers, who they suspected looked "like twins".
The caption stated that the open photo was taken earlier this month.
A second picture, in which the Duke is wrestled sweetly by his children on the grass, was shared to mark today's double celebrations for the family.
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