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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #45 on: December 20, 2011, 03:10:20 PM »
Indeed. I never saw Thyra wearing a tiara in fact.

She at least wore a pretty nice diamond one at the wedding of her son to Victoria Louise.
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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #46 on: December 20, 2011, 03:53:45 PM »
From another thread:




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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #47 on: December 20, 2011, 04:07:46 PM »
Thankyou GDElla...there is also a minature by Zhengraf circa 1900 in the British royal collection of Thyra wearing a band of very large  brilliants in her hair (as  well as many rows of diamonds and pearls and her famous cross).Somewhere I seem to remember a quote from a diplomat (Daniel Vare?) saying that when Thyra wore her great diamond necklace with its cross and her towering diadem she was every inch as regal as her sisters...

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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #48 on: December 20, 2011, 04:09:42 PM »
Indeed. I never saw Thyra wearing a tiara in fact.

She at least wore a pretty nice diamond one at the wedding of her son to Victoria Louise.
ANY married woman (let alone a royal)in that era could not have appeared in society without a tiara.

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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #49 on: December 20, 2011, 04:31:46 PM »
Indeed. I never saw Thyra wearing a tiara in fact.

She at least wore a pretty nice diamond one at the wedding of her son to Victoria Louise.
ANY married woman (let alone a royal)in that era could not have appeared in society without a tiara.
Especially one who apparently appeared fairly frequently at the Austrian Court. I just wish there were more stories and/or photos of the time they spent there. I've read varying accounts of their prominence.
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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #50 on: December 20, 2011, 10:41:25 PM »
That tiara looked more like a crown. Glad she had one to wear. I did not see that photo before. It was taken at Ernst August & Viktoria Luise wedding in Berlin ? Yes I have seen her with diamond ornaments on her hair including the circle of diamonds (could be a necklace) and sometimes with diamond stars in her hair. Yet it was seldom that she wore her diadem in public until that wedding.

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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #51 on: December 21, 2011, 02:28:31 PM »
Based on the descriptions of her wedding outfit for the 1913 wedding, I believe this was a different occasion.
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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #52 on: December 21, 2011, 02:32:04 PM »
Interesting. Poor Thyra did not have too many occasions to deck up in style.

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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #53 on: April 16, 2014, 06:30:00 PM »
For years I've looked for a good picture of the Hanoverian crown and finally there is one, from the upcoming exhibition at Marienburg Castle for the 300th anniversary of the British-Hanoverian personal union and the 200th anniversary of Hanover's elevation to a kingdom:
Der Weg zur Krone - Das Königreich Hannover und seine Herrscher

Apparantly the exhibition was opened by Hereditary Prince Ernst-August of Hanover: Выставка в замке Мариенбург
Präsentation der Krone auf Schloss Marienburg
News videos: Hannoversche Königskrone nach 148 Jahren wieder zu Hause and Großer Auftritt für Hannovers Krone

« Last Edit: April 16, 2014, 06:46:23 PM by Превед »
Берёзы севера мне милы,—
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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #54 on: April 16, 2014, 10:19:51 PM »
Is the little wedding crown part of the exhibition ?

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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #55 on: April 17, 2014, 06:16:48 AM »
Is the little wedding crown part of the exhibition ?

According to the website, yes.

« Last Edit: April 17, 2014, 06:25:34 AM by Превед »
Берёзы севера мне милы,—
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Как речь безмолвная могилы,
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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #56 on: April 18, 2014, 02:44:40 AM »
How long will the exhibition last ? Till the end of the year ?

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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #57 on: April 18, 2014, 03:47:33 PM »
How long will the exhibition last ? Till the end of the year ?

From 01. May to 09. November 2014.
Берёзы севера мне милы,—
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Как речь безмолвная могилы,
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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #58 on: April 22, 2014, 04:37:53 AM »
For years I've looked for a good picture of the Hanoverian crown and finally there is one, from the upcoming exhibition at Marienburg Castle for the 300th anniversary of the British-Hanoverian personal union and the 200th anniversary of Hanover's elevation to a kingdom:
Der Weg zur Krone - Das Königreich Hannover und seine Herrscher

Apparantly the exhibition was opened by Hereditary Prince Ernst-August of Hanover: Выставка в замке Мариенбург
Präsentation der Krone auf Schloss Marienburg
News videos: Hannoversche Königskrone nach 148 Jahren wieder zu Hause and Großer Auftritt für Hannovers Krone



Thanks for this information! I just arrived on our 3 year tour in Belgium and I am *definitely* adding this to my 'to do' list.
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Re: Hannover jewels
« Reply #59 on: April 22, 2014, 08:41:26 AM »
Mine too...