Royal treasure-trove: Extraordinary never-before-seen photos released of Queen and family

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STUNNING never-before-seen pictures of Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the Royal Family have emerged today, allowing royal fans to have a unique glimpse of senior royals in their early years.

The Queen then Princess Elizabeth with her father and her sister Margaret Image BNPS
The Queen then Princess Elizabeth with her father and her sister Margaret Image BNPS

The Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, with her father and her sister Margaret (Image BNPS)

Charming pictures of the childhood and teenage years of the Queen, Princess Margaret and Prince Charles have come to light. The black-and-white snaps, taken by acclaimed British society photographer Marcus Adams, shows senior royals under a new, familiar light.  

Princess Margaret and the Queen then Princess Elizabeth during WW Image BNPS
Princess Margaret and the Queen then Princess Elizabeth during WW Image BNPS

Princess Margaret and the Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, during WW2 (Image BNPS)

Prince Charles is pictured smiling by Marcus Adams Image BNPS
Prince Charles is pictured smiling by Marcus Adams Image BNPS

Prince Charles is pictured smiling by Marcus Adams (Image BNPS)

Princess Elizabeth and Queen Alexandra in Image BNPS
Princess Elizabeth and Queen Alexandra in Image BNPS

Princess Elizabeth and Queen Alexandra in 1927 (Image BNPS)

The Royal family at Buckingham Palace on the eve of WW Image BNPS
The Royal family at Buckingham Palace on the eve of WW Image BNPS

The Royal family at Buckingham Palace on the eve of WW2 (Image BNPS)

In the snaps, Queen Elizabeth II can be seen being cuddled by the Queen Mother or in the loving arms of her grandmother, Queen Alexandra.  

The pictures have been taken between the 1920s and 1950s, capturing the Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, at different stages of her life – a toddler, a teenager living through World War 2 and a young mother. 

The Queen is pictured with her closest relatives – her beloved father King George VI, the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and her two eldest children, Charles and Anne.

Source: EXPRESS CO UK