I suspect we need to take a peek at her correspondence with Aunt Augusta.
: --Previous Message-
:Coming back to the recent discussion about
: the Delhi Durbar and the new parure Queen
: Mary brought with for this occasion, it
: might have played a role why the queen then
: decided to wear a new tiara with those huge
: emerald drops. Everyone expects a queen
: wearing a crown, but the crown is less a
: jewel than a symbol. Might it be, that
: finery-addicted Queen Mary wanted to show
: substantial jewels by her own beside all
: these jewel bedecked Indian dignitaries? I
: guess we will never know .
Message Thread | Skip to this response ↓
« Back to index | View thread »