Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Princess Anne & Prince Andrew
Gelatin silver print
Museum no. PH.1708-1987
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London
On learning she was to have a third child, Queen Elizabeth wrote of her delight to her midwife, Sister Helen Rowe. She added: 'The children were very excited at the news of the baby, especially Charles, who loves small children.' In this image, the parents and children crowd around the crib to admire the new member of their family.