New pictures of Prince George released on 3rd birthday

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LONDON — Royal officials celebrated the third birthday of Prince George Friday by releasing new images of him playing at home in Norfolk, England.

The pictures of William and Kate's first child were taken earlier this month by photographer Matt Porteous, Kensington Palace said in a statement.

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Undated handout photo released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George, who celebrates his third birthday today with the family pet, Lupo. The photograph was taken at their Norfolk home in mid-July by Matt Porteous.
Undated handout photo released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George, who celebrates his third birthday today, sitting on a swing. The picture was taken at the family's Norfolk home in mid-July by Matt Porteous.
Undated handout photo released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George, who celebrates his third birthday today, standing on a swing. The picture was taken at the family's Norfolk home in mid-July by Matt Porteous.
Undated handout photo released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George, who celebrates his third birthday today. The picture was taken at the family's Norfolk home in mid-July by Matt Porteous.
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"The Duke and Duchess hope that people will enjoy seeing these new photographs. They would like to thank everyone for all the lovely messages they have received as Prince George celebrates his third birthday," it said.

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Porteous said the pictures were taken in a "very relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere" and that he was "honored" they were being shared.

Prince George's sister, Princess Charlotte, celebrated her first birthday on May 2.

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