The suited King is pictured with his pen poised to write on government papers with his new signature Charles R.
A first official portrait of King Charles III at work has been revealed[/caption]
He was photographed inside Buckingham Palace’s grand 18th Century Room — previously seen when the Queen recorded Christmas messages.
It was taken last week as Charles carried out official government duties from the King’s red box to his left.
Behind him is a photo of his parents, the Queen and Prince Philip — which they gifted to King George VI at Christmas 1951.
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Planning has already begun for the nation’s first coronation ceremony in 70 years.
The event could be held next June, on the 70th anniversary of the coronation of the King’s beloved mother, the Queen, with no date yet confirmed.
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