Videos from the 1950s and dating
Another remarkable photograph, taken on an earlier occasion, shows King George VI, his wife the Queen and their daughters Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, standing around a piano for a family portrait.A hug for Granny: Prince Charles, believed to be aged 11, leans in to embrace the Queen Mother as his father Prince Philip, right, looks on.When the Queen and Prince Philip embarked on their six-month tour of the Commonwealth in 1953, Charles and Anne stayed with the Queen Mother.The Queen Mother also championed Charles when it came to choosing a school for the young prince.
She acted as his counsellor, confidante and mentor, advising him in both private and state matters.
Stephen and Ashlie visit Notting Hill in London, to take part in the carnival.
The Notting Hill Carnival is a multicultural festival celebrated over two days in August.
The only annotation on the collection indicates the family watched as the launch set out from the Royal Yacht Britannia, on which they would spend their holiday.
Every summer the Royal Family sailed to the Western Isles of Scotland for their annual holiday cruise, when they had time to relax away from official duties.The prince, 68, has spoken openly of his affection for his 'magical' grandmother, with whom he once said he enjoyed his closest family relationship.