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Thursday 22nd August 2019

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pay touching tribute to Princess Diana in Archie christening photo

Prince Harry's mother died in 1997

Aside from the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, there was one notable person missing from the christening of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor yesterday (Saturday July 6).

In 1997, Harry's mother - Princess Diana - was tragically killed in a car crash in Paris.

But Harry and Meghan made sure Diana was represented at yesterday's ceremony.

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With Meghan and Harry in the foreground holding baby Archie, close family were gathered in the sumptuous shot.

Prince Charles and Camilla were pictured, as was Meghan's mother, Doria Ragland, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

In a touching acknowledgement, Diana's two older sisters, Lady Jane Fellowes and Lady Sarah McCorquodale, were also included into the family group.

Love that Diana's sisters were in the family photo...how lovely!

Diana was represented in the family photo (Credit: SplashNews.com)

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The connections back to Diana continued in the photograph.

Harry, Meghan and Archie are seen sitting on an ornate, two-seat green sofa with gold detail.

It's the same chair that Diana and the Queen sat on in the official photos from Harry's christening, The Mirror reports.

Fans were quick to take to Twitter when they noticed Diana's two sisters.

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One tweeter wrote: "Love that Diana's sisters were there and are in the family photo... how lovely!"

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