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Prince William, three, powders Princess Diana’s nose in unearthed footage from 1985 photoshoot

Poignant moment three-year-old Prince William powders his mother Princess Diana’s nose in unearthed footage from 1985 photoshoot

  • Unearthed clip shows Prince William, three, helping Princess Diana redo makeup
  • Footage captured during 1985 family photoshoot with Prince Harry and Charles 
  • Princess of Wales wrinkles nose as Duke of Cambridge dabs powder pad on face 

Unearthed footage shows the adorable moment three-year-old Prince William helps his mother Princess Diana re-do her makeup during a family photoshoot in 1985. 

In the video, which has recently been circulating on social media, the Duke of Cambridge, now 38, can be seen lovingly dabbing his mother’s face with a powder pad, as they join Prince Charles and one-year-old Prince Harry for a series of professional photos. 

The Princess of Wales, donning a v-cut sky blue polka dot dress with her perfectly coiffed blonde locks, can be seen sweetly screwing up her nose as the royal touches up her powder. 

A young Prince William, with his bright blonde hair, is dressed in a smart red and white check shirt, along with coordinating bottoms. 

An adorable unearthed clip shows three-year-old Prince William helping his mother Princess Diana re-do her makeup during a family photoshoot in 1985 (pictured)

An adorable unearthed clip shows three-year-old Prince William helping his mother Princess Diana re-do her makeup during a family photoshoot in 1985 (pictured)

In the video, which has recently been circulating on social media, the Duke of Cambridge, now 38, can be seen lovingly dabbing his mother's face with a powder pad (pictured)

In the video, which has recently been circulating on social media, the Duke of Cambridge, now 38, can be seen lovingly dabbing his mother’s face with a powder pad (pictured)

And it wasn’t long before delighted royals fans took to the comments section to praise the heartwarming footage. 

‘Very sweet,’ commented one, while a second enthused: ‘I love this!’

A third added: ‘So beautiful. A budding makeup artist.’

In the official photos from the shoot, which were captured by Tim Graham, Princess Diana can be smiling alongside Prince Harry and Prince William at the piano in Kensington Palace.

A previously published video from the day shows the young brothers banging enthusiastically on the keys. 

Royals fans were delighted with the unearthed footage, with many branding it 'very sweet' (pictured)

Royals fans were delighted with the unearthed footage, with many branding it ‘very sweet’ (pictured)

The Princess of Wales with her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, at the piano in Kensington Palace during the 1985 photoshoot

The Princess of Wales with her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, at the piano in Kensington Palace during the 1985 photoshoot

Watched on by a glowing Princess Diana and a proud Prince Charles, three-year-old William is encouraged to kiss his one-year-old sibling.

He is at first reluctant, but then lands a cheeky smacker on Harry’s head to cheers from onlookers before pulling quickly away. 

At one point, Charles is seen playing peekaboo with a handkerchief to encourage his children to look in the right direction for the camera.

Just like any other youngsters, the princes displays an endearingly mischievous side – scampering away, hiding under tables and squirming out of their parents’ arms.

Harry, who was just learning to walk, crawled over to the photographer to get a closer look.

‘Go on Harry, go get him!’, someone, possibly Diana, calls out from behind the video camera. 



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