Pictures: Duke and Duchess introduce their daughter

  • 3 May 2015
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Image caption The royal couple were both smiling as they faced the waiting crowds
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Image caption They were greeted by cheers when they came out of the hospital door
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Image caption The newborn was wrapped in a shawl and wearing a bonnet
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Image caption The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge waved to the crowds as they appeared outside the hospital with their daughter
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Image caption The Duchess of Cambridge cradled her daughter in her right arm
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Image caption The royal couple smiled and waved to photographers outside the Lindo Wing
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Image caption News of the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's new daughter prompted celebrations outside St Mary's Hospital in London, where she was born on Saturday morning
Image caption Prince William left the hospital shortly before 16:00, telling those outside he was "very happy"
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Image caption The duke returned minutes later with Prince George, about to see his sister for the first time
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Image caption Prince George's new sister is 21 months younger than him
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Image caption Unofficial town crier Tony Appleton had announced the news of the birth outside the hospital
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Image caption Huge crowds had gathered following the news of Catherine's admission on Saturday morning
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Image caption They joined some well-wishers who had spent days waiting for the new royal
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Image caption Staff at the Diana Cafe near Kensington Palace in London celebrated the new baby's arrival
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Image caption An official announcement was placed outside Buckingham Palace
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Image caption Crowds gathered outside the palace to see the bulletin
Image caption The BT Tower in central London carried a special message marking the announcement
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Image caption The fountains in Trafalgar Square turned pink to commemorate the birth of the new princess
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Image caption The Royal Navy sent a special greeting from the flight decks of HMS Lancaster
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Image caption The Queen looked happy as she visited Richmond Castle, north Yorkshire, shortly after the birth