Re: Delhi Durbar - Royal Collection
Posted by Nellie on June 6, 2012, 7:04 am, in reply to "Re: Delhi Durbar - Royal Collection"
Boris - more than once I have read that the tiara was worn with a cap - as for a coronet or crown.
I have collected lots of pics of it and mean to put them together to show the tiara from many angles in Delhi.
: Actually, I'm rather wondering about the
: backing of the Delhi Durbar tiara in this
: Is it due to a retouching process in order
: to bring out the tiara's outline more
: clearly (I don't think so), or is the tiara
: actually worn here against a very dark
: background sitting like a top hat's crown on
: Queen Mary's head?
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