PHOTO | Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 73rd wedding anniversary

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip look at a homemade wedding anniversary card, given to them by their great grandchildren.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip look at a homemade wedding anniversary card, given to them by their great grandchildren.
Photo: Chris Jackson/Buckingham Palace/AFP

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are celebrating 73 years of marriage.

To celebrate the milestone Buckingham Palace has released a new picture of the royal couple taken in the Oak Room at Windsor Castle earlier this week, reports Sky News.

While the pair received many cards and letters from well-wishers, they are sitting next to each other looking at a very special handmade card from their great grandchildren Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip look at a hom
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip look at a homemade wedding anniversary card, given to them by their great grandchildren.

Adding another special touch, the Queen is wearing her Chrysanthemum Brooch.

Her Majesty wore the brooch - made of sapphire and diamonds - during their honeymoon while strolling in the gardens at Broadlands and again in a portrait for their 60th anniversary, reports People.

24th November 1947: Princess Elizabeth and The Pri
24th November 1947: Princess Elizabeth and The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh enjoying a walk during their honeymoon at Broadlands, Romsey, Hampshire.

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