Framed photo of Ghislaine Maxwell and Epstein kissing is seen in paedo tycoon’s mansion in never-before-seen pictures

A FRAMED photo of Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein kissing has been shown at her sex trafficking and abuse trial.

The never-before-seen picture showing them in a clench was sitting on a table at Epstein's Palm Beach mansion.

The 59-year-old socialite is alleged to have "served up" young girls for former lover Epstein to abuse and also allegedly participated in some of the attacks.

Also shown on the table at the paedophile multi-millionaire's mansion is a picture of the pair meeting Pope John Paul II.

Maxwell's trial has been told her and Epstein had been in a relationship but remained "the best of friends" after they split.

Prosecutors have described them as being "partners in crime" in the abuse of girls.

The couple shared a bedroom at the Palm Beach mansion, with Maxwell helping in the running of the property.

Prosecutors released more than 60 images from a police raid at the infamous property as part of the case.

Other images include one that appears to be framed nude picture of Maxwell and were shown to the jury on Monday.

More pictures have been released today, which are part of a cache seized from Epstein's New York mansion around the time time he was arrested on sex abuse charges in 2019.

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The cache of digital photographs found on CDs also includes images of two of Maxwell's accusers.

They are depicted in various states of undress, prosecutors have said.

The photographs also show several areas of Epstein’s eight-storey mansion, including the massage room where he allegedly sexually abused girls.

Prosecutors have said the multi-millionaire financier's abuse of teenage victims began as massages before escalating, with the term used as a ruse to get girls to touch him.

During the raid, a large safe containing more binders of CDs, cash, computer hard drives, diamonds and passports was found.

The court also heard that FBI agents found a Word document, also created by using the name 'gmax', which has been linked to Maxwell, that described the defendant's relationship with Epstein.

What we've heard so far:

  • Ghislaine Maxwell laid out a schoolgirl outfit for her to wear while serving tea to paedo Jeffrey Epstein.
  • The socialite would regularly name drop Prince Andrew and Donald Trump
  • Photos showing what appears to be framed nude picture of Maxwell were shown to the jury
  • Trump, Andrew and Bill Clinton all flew on Jeffrey Epstein's private jet, the paedo millionaire's former pilot said
  • Epstein introduced a 14-year-old sex abuse victim to Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort, the court was tol
  • Maxwell handed Epstein's housekeeper a "degrading" 58-page booklet which shows staff were told to "see nothing and say nothing".

It read: "Jeffrey and Ghislaine have been together, a couple, for the last 11 years.

"They are, contrary to what many people think, rarely apart. I almost always see them together."

It continued: "Ghislaine is highly intelligent and great company with a ready smile and an infectious laugh, will always put one at one's ease and always makes one feel welcome.

"Jeffrey and Ghislaine share many mutual interests and they have a lot of fun together. Jeffrey and Ghislaine compliment each other really well and I can't imagine one without the other.

"On top of being partners, they are also the best of friends."

FBI agents left the house to obtain a warrant for the safe, but when they returned four days later everything from the safe was gone.

The items were later returned in two suitcases by one of Epstein’s lawyers and the safe was later found buried in a closet.

The video and pictures were taken during a search of the Palm Beach mansion -dubbed the "House of Sin" – during a 2005 investigation into Epstein.

The Charges

GHISLAINE Maxwell faces six charges over her alleged involvement with Jeffrey Epstein:

  • Conspiracy to entice minors to travel to engage in illegal sex act
  • Enticement of a minor to travel to engage in illegal sex
  • Conspiracy to transport minors with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity
  • Transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity
  • Sex trafficking conspiracy
  • Sex trafficking of a minor

Prosecutors claim the interior of Epstein's mansion is proof of a sexualized atmosphere encouraged by Maxwell to put pressure on the victims.

It appears to be a now-famous photo of her lying on a beach, and above it there is a framed portrait of her hanging on the wall.

The evidence was presented over the objection of the defence, with Maxwell's lawyer saying it was an attempt to unfairly depict the house as a "domicile of debauchery".

Elsewhere in the mansion, you can see paintings of nude women hanging on the wall – with a bare bum visible in one, and two naked women lying on a bed in the other.

A photo of a seemingly naked woman is also seen hanging on a door between the two sketches.

And meanwhile, in pictures of one of the bedrooms you can see boxes of tissues sitting on beside tables.

Convicted sex offender Epstein killed himself while awaiting trial for further sex trafficking charges in August 2019.

Maxwell was arrested suddenly in July 2020 – and has been held in prison ever since as she was deemed a flight risk.

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