Photos mark the 17th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death.
A woman views floral tributes left in memory of Princess Diana, Princess of Wales on the gates of Kensington Palace on August 31, 2006 in London, England. Princess Diana died with her companion Dodi Fayed in a car crash nine years ago on August 31, 1997 in Paris, France. Kensington Palace is Diana's former London home.
A photo taken by Jacques Langevin on the night of August 31, 1997 shows Diana Princess of Wales (head turned away in backseat), her bodyguard Trevor Rees-Jones (L) and driver Henri Paul shortly before the fatal crash which killed Diana, her companion and Henri Paul. The photo was presented as part of the evidence at the Scott Baker Inquest into the crash, in which the jury found that Diana and Dodi had been unlawfully killed because their driver, Henri Paul and the pursuing paparazzi were reckless.
A Christies employee holds up a photograph of Princess Diana by Mario Testino at Christie's South Kensington on May 19, 2010 in London, England.
In this handout photo provided by RR Auction, an original 1988 news photo of Princess Diana observing a marriage conflict resolution seminar.
Pages 2 & 3 of a charming handwritten letter from HRH Diana Princess of Wales to William Tallon dated June 28th 1982 (written following the birth of her son Prince William), which is estimated at 1000-1500 GBP, on June 11, 2008 in Colchester, England.
A woman holds a piece of wedding cake from the wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana in 1981 at the Olympia International Fine Art and Antiques Fair on June 8, 2011 in London, England. Over 150 art and antique dealers are offering a total of around 30,000 items for sale at the fair which opens tomorrow and runs until June 19, 2011.
A well wisher holds a picture of Diana, Princess of Wales prior to the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011 in London, England. The marriage of the second in line to the British throne is to be led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and will be attended by 1900 guests, including foreign Royal family members and heads of state. Thousands of well-wishers from around the world have also flocked to London to witness the spectacle and pageantry of the Royal Wedding.
A close up of Kate Middleton's engagement ring as she poses for photographs in the State Apartments with her fiance Prince William of St James Palace on November 16, 2010 in London, England. The ring belonged to Princess Diana.
Princess Diana's crown from the 'Diana: A Celebration' exhibit is displayed at the National Constitution Center on October 1, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
A wax figure of Princess Diana is seen during the official Madame Tussauds' wax effigy of HRH Prince William is unveiled at London's Marylebone Road tourist attraction on August 3, 2005 in London, England. Guests can indulge in a day of regal fantasy fun, taking to the red carpet for a Cinderella Slipper Test for the chance to claim a kiss from a modern day Prince Charming.
Some of the front pages of UK tabloids and National broadsheets are seen since Paul Burrell, the former butler to the late Princess Diana, was acquitted of charges of stealing Diana's property November 13, 2002 in London. After more than a week of silence, Prince Charles waded into the controversy that followed the abrupt end of former royal butler Paul Burrell's theft trial, ordering an investigation November 13.
Diana, Princess of Wales with Welsh rugby player Ieuan Evans during the 1991 Rugby World Cup. Australia beat Wales 3-34. Jan 1, 1991.
HRH Princess Diana and HRH Prince Harry stand for the National Anthem at the Wales v Australia match during the 1991 World Cup at Cardiff Arms Park in Cardiff, Wales. Australia won the match 34-3. Oct. 12, 1991
The scoreboard gives details of the minute of silence as a mark of respect to Diana, Princess of Wales at the NatWest Trophy final between Essex and Warwickshire at Lords Cricket Ground in London, England. Essex won by nine wickets. Sept 7, 1997
John Loughrey sits round the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain as it re-opens to the public, August 20, 2004, in London's Hyde Park. The controversial $6 million granite structure was closed only days after its inauguration by the Queen following a series of injuries to children playing in the water.
A sign calling for Prince Charles to end his relationship with Camilla Parker-Bowles hangs at the gates of Kensington Palace on the 4th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, August 31, 2001 in London, United Kingdom.
A member of staff from Cooper Owen auction house, Ben Cleminson, adjusts a duplicate ivory silk taffeta dress with train by David Elizabeth Emmanuel at the Proud Galleries on November 29, 2005 in London, England. The Dress was worn by Lady Diana Spencer during fittings for her actual wedding dress. The dress is to be auctioned on Wednesday December 7, 2005 and is estimated at GBP GBP50,000.
A visitor gets a close-up view of a wax figure of Princess Diana at Madame Tussaud's wax museum August 8, 2001 in New York City.
Flowers and cards are placed on the gates of Kensington Palace on the 4th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, August 31, 2001 in London, United Kingdom.
Copies of Paul Burell's new book 'A Royal Duty' are seen at the Waterstones Piccadilly Circus book shop October 27, 2003 in London. Princess Diana's former butler Paul Burell has launched his controversial book telling of his life with Princess Diana and secrets about the Royals despite protestations from the Royal Princes William and Harry.
Their Royal Highnesses Prince William (2nd R) and Prince Harry (C) and guest Chelsy Davy (2nd L) watch Rod Stewart perform during the Concert for Diana at Wembley Stadium on July 1, 2007 in London, England. The Concert falls on the date that would have been the late Princess's 46th birthday and marks 10 years since her death with an event headed by Princes William and Harry to celebrate her life.
Sir Elton John performs on stage at the Concert for Diana at Wembley Stadium on July 1, 2007 in London, England. The Concert falls on the date that would have been the late Princess's 46th birthday and marks 10 years since her death with an event headed by Princes William and Harry to celebrate her life.
Portrait of Diana, Princess of Wales during the Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon in London. July 9, 1995