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Camilla Parker Bowles Poses with Her Rescue Dog and Her Homegrown Peaches in New 75th Birthday Portraits

There's a major birthday in the royal family today! Camilla Parker Bowles is celebrating her 75th, and she already received loads of love this morning from other members of the family on Instagram. And while the lead-up to the Duchess of Cornwall's big day has already included a Vogue spread, as well as a Country Life feature, now there are more brand-new portraits of the duchess that have just been released.

Royal photographer Chris Jackson had the pleasure of snapping the royal's birthday portraits, and they were posted to the Clarence House Instagram account, which Parker Bowles shares with her husband, Prince Charles. In the caption, they wrote, “Thank you for all your kind messages and well wishes on The Duchess of Cornwall’s 75th birthday today!”

Jackson discussed the process of working with the duchess in his own Instagram post, where he said, “Really special to photograph the Duchess of Cornwall at her home in Wiltshire for her 75th Birthday. I’ve spent many years travelling around the world photographing The Duchess on Royal Tours and engagements so it’s lovely to photograph her somewhere she feels so relaxed.”

He also pointed out that the peaches, which are seen sitting in a bowl in the second slide, were grown by Parker Bowles herself. He wrote, “I love the fact she even grew the impressive peaches in the photo.”

In a different post, Jackson said that Parker Bowles's rescue dog, Beth, was “very well behaved” throughout the photo shoot too. Beth is one of two Jack Russell terriers that the duchess cares for with her husband (and the other one's name is Bluebell).

The duchess chose a blue, pink and gray floral-printed dress for the shoot, which was seen better in another shot that Jackson shared to his own Instagram. “A very Happy Birthday to HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, 75 today!” He wrote.

We hope this year is the best one yet, Camilla!

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Joel Calfee

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Joel is the Associate Editor for News & Entertainment and has been reporting on all things pop culture for over 5 years. Before working at PureWow, he served as a Features...
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