The Swedish press on the other hand gives some clues as to what was worn by Queen Alexandra at the gala performance in Stockholm. Could she have worn teh same in Norway I wonder?
In Swedish "ett diadem i kronform af store briljanter samt i øfrigt kring halsen och på dräkten diamanter och olikfärgade ädelstenar" -> a loose translation (I'm happy for anybody to correct me if I'm wrong): "A tiara in the shape of a crown of big diamonds and around her neck and on her dress diamonds and different coloured precious stones"
Before paying the official visit to Sweden the King and Queen had also visited Denmark. Again, at the gala performance in Copenhagen, there are references to the Queen wearing a tiara in the form of a Crown.
: Thank you Claes. I have little doubt that
: the Queens would have looked glittering. If
: only the contemporary press had published
: clear photos or at least given jewellery
: lovers a description of the jewels!
: Did the illustrations give any reliable
: indications of what jewels the Queens wore?
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