Queen Elizabeth Accidentally Reveals Never-Before-Seen Pic of Her Great-Grandchildren (Though a Few Are Notably Missing)

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Queen Elizabeth is no stranger to publicly releasing portraits of the royal family, but she still saves some pics for her eyes only.

Today, the 95-year-old monarch hosted an in-person audience at Windsor Castle, where she presented concert organist Thomas Trotter with the Queen’s Medal for Music. Naturally, photographers captured the moment on camera before sharing the pics for all to see.

If you look past the pair’s handshake, you’ll notice a never-before-seen family photo is framed on the table where the queen’s black purse is sitting.

As Hello! magazine points out, the portrait features Queen Elizabeth and her late husband, Prince Philip, posing with five of their great-grandchildren: Savannah Phillips (10), Isla Phillips (9), Prince George (8), Mia Tindall (7) and Princess Charlotte (6).

Charlotte (who was a baby at the time) is sitting on the monarch’s lap in front of George, who is standing behind the sofa. While Savannah and Isla are at opposite ends of the couch, Mia is sitting in between her great-grandparents.

Unfortunately, we don’t know when the photo was taken. Still, it’s important to note that the youngest members of the royal family—like Prince Louis (3), Lena Tindall (3), Archie Mountbatten-Windsor (2), August Brooksbank (9 months), Lucas Tindall (8 months), Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor (6 months) and Sienna Mapelli Mozzi (2 months)—aren’t pictured, so the image was likely taken prior to 2018.

Welp, this feels like yesterday.

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