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Prince Harry looks just like grandfather Prince Philip did in his 30s

With his bushy purple beard, blue eyes and cheeky smile, the dashing soldier may very well be Prince Harry.

However the cowl star of this classic cowl of Paris Match journal is definitely his grandfather Prince Philip at 36 years previous.

Royal photographer Chris Jackson first observed the putting similarity between the duo after discovering a 1957 copy of the French journal, that includes the Duke of Edinburgh carrying the Tropical Costume of the Blues and Royal, a cavalry regiment of the British Military.

Jackson re-posted the quilt picture over the weekend, writing: “I used to be reminded right this moment of this unbelievable classic @parismatch_magazine from 1957 I acquired a couple of years in the past. I used to be blown away the minute I noticed it. It at all times jogs my memory of the distinctive, historic reference factors that Royal pictures gives. The entrance cowl encompasses a fantastically suave Prince Philip on tour with The Queen.”

The picture of Prince Philip is assumed to have been colorized from a black and white detrimental — however the Duke’s complexion, eye colour and facial hair are virtually an identical to Harry’s. Harry even donned the identical uniform — one in all 22 official Orders of Costume for the Blues and Royals — in 2012, whereas in the Bahamas as a part of a Diamond Jubilee tour.

Prince Philip in Paris Match
Prince Philip on the quilt of a 1957 Paris Match journal.
Paris Match

The journal cowl was printed the identical 12 months that Philip was granted the type and title of a Prince by his spouse, Queen Elizabeth II.

Harry is at present in the UK for the primary time since leaving the royal household final 12 months. As Web page Six revealed, he’s staying with his cousin Princess Eugenie, her husband Jack Brooksbanks and their child son August at Frogmore Cottage in Windsor forward of Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday.

Prince Harry
Prince Harry carrying the Tropical Costume of the Blues and Royal, a cavalry regiment of the British Military, in 2012.
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On Monday, Harry paid tribute to his grandfather, who died age 99 on Friday, citing his “attraction” and “sharp wit” — remembering him as a “grasp of the barbecue” and “legend of banter.”

Harry ended his assertion with “Per Mare, Per Terram” — the motto of the UK’s Royal Marines which means “By Sea, By Land.”

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