Rare Photos of Princess Diana

Published on 05/24/2018
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Princess Diana was one of the most famous and pictures of women in the world! Her every move was documented in the ’80s and ’90s by paparazzi. It was incredibly sad when she died, and many blame the insane tabloid culture for her death. While it seems like she was always in the spotlight, there are a number of rare photos that give an intimate glimpse into her life. We have 15 rare photos that show a special side of Diana before her life came to an end.

Ski Trip

Princess Diana, Prince William, and Prince Harry were seen hitting the slopes at a resort in Lech, Austria. This photo is from 1994 when Harry was just 9 years old!

Skiing

Skiing

Entering The Car

This is a rare photo of Lady Diana Spencer before she was royalty. This photo is from 1980!

Entering-The-Car

Entering-The-Car

Landmine Victims

Diana was a well known humanitarian. In this rare picture from January 14, 1997, she is visiting landmine victims in Angola. She is at the orthopedic center outside Luanda.


Volunteering-With-The-Red-Cross

Volunteering-With-The-Red-Cross

Oh, Harry!

Harry is so cute here! He is seen sticking out his tongue at the crowds outside of Buckingham Palace.


Green-Outfit

Green-Outfit

With Raine

This is a beautiful picture of Raine Spencer with her stepdaughter Princess Diana. The media dubbed her as a “wicked stepmother.” The two had a rocky relationship but bonded before her death.

With Raine

With Raine

On The Boat

These are some of the last days of Princess Diana’s life. This photo was taken in 1997 with Dodi Rayed. He is the son of an Egyptian billionaire. The two had just finished a vacation in the south of France when they had the famous car crash that took Diana’s life.


On-The-Boat

On-The-Boat

All About The Hair

Everyone loved to talk about Princess Di’s hair. This classic photo is from 1988. She is showing off her new hair style while attending a state reception in Melbourne.


Big-Hair

Big-Hair

On The Beach

Princess Diana is seen here on the beach enjoying a summer of fun! She looks so happy in her animal print bathing suit.

On-The-Beach

On-The-Beach

Hunter Boots

Princess Diana was a well known fashion icon. Many years before they were a huge fad, she sported Hunter Wellington Boots. We love them!

Hunter Boots

Hunter Boots

With The Children

This is a lovely photo of Princess Diana holding Prince William at London’s Kensington Palace in February 1983. He was only 8 months old!

With-The-Children

With-The-Children

Trip To India

Princess Diana is seen here holding hands with Mother Teresa her visit to India in February of 1992.


With-Mother-Teresea

With-Mother-Teresea

Austrailia Trip

Princess Diana is on a royal tour of Austraila when this picture was taken in 1983. She is wearing a dress by Benny Ong.


Walking

Walking

The People’s Princess

Often called “The People’s Princess,” this is an adorable picture of Diana volunteering in Africa.

Volunteering

Volunteering

Thorpe Parke

This photo was taken on April 13, 1993. She is seen visiting Thorpe Park while on a wild rafting ride with Prince Harry.


Rafting

Rafting

With The Car

Here is Princess Diana in Windsor after the Ascot races on June 16, 1981. We just love this outfit!


With-The-Car

With-The-Car

Black Hat

Diana is very, very young in this cute picture. It was taken during a summer holiday in Itchenor, West Sussex in 1971.

Black-Hat

Black-Hat

Red Dress

Here is the beautiful Princess of Wales when she is visiting a hospital in England in 1989.


Red-Dress

Red-Dress

Elegant White Dress

This photo was taken during an official visit to Hungary in 1990. She is wearing a Catherine Walker dress and looks so amazing!

Elegant-White-Dress

Elegant-White-Dress

Revegenge Dress

This has to be one of Princess Diana’s most famous looks. It is the “revenge dress” by Christina Stambolian. She wore it the same night that Prince Charles made his admission of adultery in 1994.


Revenge-Dress

Revenge-Dress

Grey Dress

This is a picture of Diana arriving at the London’s Serpentine Gallery in 1995. She is wearing another amazing dress by Catherine Walker.

Grey-Dress

Grey-Dress

Catherine Walker Suit

Here she is in a Catherine Walker Suit in 1989. She is on an official tour of the Gulf States.

Catherine-Walker-Suit

Catherine-Walker-Suit

Easter Service

Here you see Prince Charles, Prince William and Princess Diana attending an Easter service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, 1989.


Easter-Service

Easter-Service

In Spain

Looking gorgeous here you see Princess Diana in Spain. This photo was taken in Majorca in 1987.

In-Spain

In-Spain

In Bangkok

Princess Diana is seen setting more fashion trends in Bangkok, Thailand.


In-Bangkok

In-Bangkok

How Elegant

This is one look Diana is known very well for. The classic, white, button-down shirt. It is classy and elegant. We love it!


How-Elegant

How-Elegant

In Gingham

This photo was taken in 1986. She is wearing gingham and looking very cute.

Gingham

Gingham

Looking Amazing As Always

Princess Diana is looking perfect as usual at Royal Ascot.

Looking-Amazing-As-Always

Looking-Amazing-As-Always

Summer Dress

Princess Diana is dressed for summer! We think she looks great. She is visiting Alice Springs in Austrailia’s Northern Territory.


Summer-Dress

Summer-Dress

Home Garden With The Kids

This is a rare picture of the family. It is from 1986 and this photo was taken at the Highgrove House.


Home-Garden-With-The-Kids

Home-Garden-With-The-Kids

Bruce Oldfield Dress

Here Princess Di is seen on a visit to Venice back in 1985. She is wearing a Bruce Oldfield dress.


Bruce-Oldfield-Dress

Bruce-Oldfield-Dress

Dancing With John Travolta

What a picture! Princess Diana is dancing with John Travolta in 1985. She was visiting the White House during her tour of America.

Dancing-With-John-Travolta

Dancing-With-John-Travolta

Attending An Opera in Milan

What a stunning Victor Edelstein dress! So this is how royalty dress when they go to an Opera in Milan. Perfection!

Attending-an-Opera-in-Milan

Attending-an-Opera-in-Milan

Teddy Boy

Here Princess Diana is sporting a “Teddy Boy” look in 1984. She was in London.

Teddy-Boy

Teddy-Boy

After William Was Born

What a cute picture! Here the royal couple is welcoming their newborn son, Prince William, in 1982.


After-William-Was-Born

After-William-Was-Born

Honeymooning

What isn’t to be happy about? Here Diana is all smiles as she is leaving for her honeymoon in 1981.


Honeymooning

Honeymooning

Back in 1981

An oldie, but a goodie! Here you see Princess Diana wearing a tartan dress in 1981.


Back-in-1981

Back-in-1981

The People’s Princess

Princess Diana is arriving at the Tate Gallery in London. This photo was taken on July 1, 1997.

The-Peoples-Princess

The-Peoples-Princess


Engagement Photo

This is a great picture of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer at Buckingham Palace after they announced their engagement on February 24, 1981.

Engagement-Photo

Engagement-Photo

Royal Couple

Here the royal couple takes their first official trip as an engaged couple. They are attending a charity event at the Goldsmith’s Hall in London. This photo was taken on March 9, 1981.

Royal-Couple

Royal-Couple

Wedding Dress

That amazing train! Here is Princess Diana in her infamous wedding dress on July 29, 1981. Her train was 22 feet long!

Wedding-Dress

Wedding-Dress

St. Paul Cathedral

Here the couple is at their wedding ceremony in London at St. Paul’s Cathedral, July 29, 1981.

St.-Paul-Cathedral

St.-Paul-Cathedral

Nuptials

This is another picture of the royal couple during their wedding.


Nuptials

Nuptials

The Royal Couple

Charles and Diana are seen here waving at the huge crowd of fans after they made it official.


The-Royal-Couple

The-Royal-Couple

Kiss

The Prince and Princess of Wales share an intimate kiss after their wedding.


Kiss

Kiss

The Young Prince

This is a picture of the family early on. Prince William is so cute and just an infant! This photo was taken at St. Mary’s Hospital in London on June 22, 1982.

The-Young-Prince

The-Young-Prince


Family Portrait

This is a family portrait at Kensington Palace on October 6, 1984. The entire family is here including Prince William and Prince Harry.


Family-Portrait

Family-Portrait

Princess Diana, Prince William and Prince Harry

A very pregnant Diana is carrying Prince William.

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Princess-Diana-Prince-William-and-Prince-Harry

Holiday

Here Diana is seen with her son on while on vacation. Looks fun to us!

Holiday

Holiday

Princess Diana and Prince Harry

Here is a rare photo of Princess Diana while she is playing with Prince Harry. They are on the Royal Yacht Britannia.


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Princess-Diana-and-Prince-Harry

Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II is seen here with Princes Charles and Princess Diana at the Vatican, August 29, 1985.


Pope-John-Paul-II

Pope-John-Paul-II

Washington D.C.

What a cool picture! This is a great photo of President Ronald Reagan and Nancy Regan welcoming Princess Diana and Prince Charles to the White House, November 9, 1985.

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.

This is right before Prince Charles was set to speak at the National Gallery of Art, in Washington on November 10, 1985.

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Another-Visit-To-Washington-D.C.

Kyoto

This is a very unique outfit! Here Diana is wearing a Japanese Kimono while in Kyoto, Japan. She took a trip there in 1986.

Kyoto

Kyoto

Aids Advocate

Here Diana is with an AIDS patient at Middlesex Hospital in London on April 19, 1987.


Aids-Advocate

Aids-Advocate

Jedi Knight and Princess

This is a photo of Princess Diana and a famous actor at the gala dinner for the 40th Cannes Film Festival. The event was on May 15, 1987.

Jedi-Knight-and-Princess

Jedi-Knight-and-Princess

Teenage Diana With Her Pet Pony

We just love this picture! Here you see a young, teenage Lady Diana Spencer with her pet pony Scuffle. How cute!


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Teenage-Diana-With-Her-Pet-Pony

Working At A Kindergarten

Lady Diana worked as a waitress, nanny and a school assistant before her big wedding. Here she is working at the Young England Kindergarten in 1980.

Working-At-A-Kindergarten

Working-At-A-Kindergarten

Leaving The Ritz

Princess Diana is seen here leaving the Ritz in London. She was exiting Princess Margaret’s 50th birthday party back in 1980.


Leaving-The-Ritz

Leaving-The-Ritz

Showing Off The Ring

What a rock! Here Diana is showing off her beautiful sapphire and diamond engagement ring. The two announced their engagement publicly just days before at Buckingham Palace.


Showing-Off-The-Ring

Showing-Off-The-Ring

On A Beautiful Yacht

How lucky are they?! Here the beautiful couple is on the Royal Yacht Britannia at the start of their honeymoon cruise on Aug. 1, 1981.


On-A-Beautiful-Yacht

On-A-Beautiful-Yacht

Wedding Day Kiss

Prince Charles and Princess Diana are seen sharing an intimate kissing on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on their wedding day.


Wedding-Day-Kiss

Wedding-Day-Kiss

Honeymoon in Scotland

Lady Diana and Prince Charles are looking super stylish here. This photo was taken during their honeymoon in Balmoral, Scotland on Aug. 19, 1981.

Honeymoon-in-Scotland

Honeymoon-in-Scotland

Parliament Opening

Diana is looking amazing while attending the Opening of Parliament in London in November 1982.


Parliament-Opening

Parliament-Opening

After William’s Christening

We adore this one! Princess Diana is holding her son Prince William. This group shot was taken after his christening on August 4, 1982.

After-Williams-Christening

After-Williams-Christening

Riding In A Land Rover

This photo was taken while Lady Diana Spencer was riding in a big Land Rover in Austrailia in 1983.

Riding-In-A-Land-Rover

Riding-In-A-Land-Rover

Holding Prince William

The royal couple is seen here proudly holding their baby son Prince William in Kensington Palace on Feb. 1, 1983.

Holding-Prince-William

Holding-Prince-William

Sitting In The Garden At Kensington Palace

Prince William is about 18 months old here. This photo was taken at their garden at Kensington Palace.

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Sitting-In-The-Garden-At-Kensington-Palace

In New Zealand

Here the royals are with Prince William while on an official visit to Auckland, New Zealand.


In-New-Zealand

In-New-Zealand

Rubbing Noses

Practicing a traditional nose rubbing ritual, Princess Diana is greeting a Maori man in New Zealand on April 22, 1983.


Rubbing-Noses

Rubbing-Noses

Wearing the Queen Mary Tiara

Can we have one? Here Diana is beautifully wearing the Queen Mary Tiara in Nova Scotia. This picture was taken on June 15, 1983.


Wearing-the-Queen-Mary-Tiara

Wearing-the-Queen-Mary-Tiara

Ayers Rock

What a beautiful background! Here the couple is standing in front of Ayers Rock during an official tour of Austrailia in 1983.


Ayers-Rock

Ayers-Rock

With A Jigsaw Puzzle

This is so adorable! Diana is helping Prince William with a jigsaw puzzle toy in his playroom at Kensington Palace on Oct. 22, 1985.

Jigsaw-Puzzle

Jigsaw-Puzzle

Dancing In Melbourne

If you know anything about Diana, you should know she just loves to dance! Here she is enjoying herself in Melbourne, Austrailia in 1985.

Dancing-In-Melbourne

Dancing-In-Melbourne

Dancing With Wayne Sleep

Diana surprised her husband when she performed a special dance with ballet superstar Wayne Sleep!

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Dancing-With-Wayne-Sleep

Highgrove House

Diana is relaxing at her Highgrove House in this picture. It was taken on July 18, 1986.


Highgrove-House

Highgrove-House

In Saudi Arabia

This one is pretty cool! Lady Diana is attending a dinner thrown by the Crown Prince in Saudi Arabia on November 17, 1986.

In-Saudi-Arabia

In-Saudi-Arabia

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