Royal Family Photo Alert! Queen Elizabeth Poses for New Pictures with Prince George and Princess Charlotte

Queen Elizabeth Poses for Pictures with Prince George and Princess Charlotte
Members of the Royal Family and the Middleton family at Sandringham House after Princess Charlotte's christening
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03/29/2016 AT 03:00 PM EDT

Queen Elizabeth's upcoming 90th birthday is the gift that keeps on giving.

The record-breaking Queen has posed for a birthday portrait with great-grandchildren Prince George and Princess Charlotte, PEOPLE confirms.

The photos were taken at Windsor Castle on Monday, with mom Princess Kate and dad Prince William looking on. The shot may be released next month. (The Queen's birthday is April 21.)





The photo session came at the end of an Easter holiday weekend in which William spent time in Africa at the wedding of his former girlfriend Jecca Craig and saw some of the conservationist work being done by his Tusk Trust charity to help the endangered rhino and elephant populations nearby.

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Kate and the children are thought to have spent most of their Easter weekend at her family home in her hometown of Bucklebury, about 20 miles west of Windsor.

The Sun, which broke the story, reports that famed celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz took the images. She previously snapped an official image of the Queen in 2007.

A palace spokesman would not comment on the photo session.
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