For Prince Carl Philip’s birthday today, the Prince Couple of Sweden have released a message of thanks and five new photos of Prince Alexander to the public.
- Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, Prince Alexander and Siri at Drottningholm Palace in new photos to mark Carl Philip’s birthday. Kungahuset
The family was photographed at Drottningholm Palace in Crown Prince Gustav’s (Gustav III) study and audience chamber, as well as outside in the grounds of the Palace.
Siri, the couple’s dog, also makes appearances in the images, depicting a very happy young family.
- Carl Philip, Sofia and Alexander in the grounds of Drottningholm. Kunghauset.
“We wish to thank you for all the congratulations we have received on the birth of our son, Prince Alexander,” the statement reads. “We greatly appreciate your warm wishes and kindness.”
Two of the images, in black and white, holding their son, Alexander. Princess Sofia cradles him in her arms looking at his sleeping face.
- Princess Sofia with her son, Prince Alexander. Kungahuset
Prince Carl Philip, meanwhile, holds the sleeping Prince over his shoulder, looking away from the camera.
Taken earlier this month, the other three are family compositions, with Princess Sofia dressed in cream, while Carl Philip is in a grey suit. The young Prince wears cream/white babygros and is swaddled in a matching blanket.
- Prince Carl Philip with Prince Alexander in photos released for his birthday. Kungahuset.