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Victorian gold and turquoise earrings - also currently in our Madison Ave. window!
Queen Victoria’s famous miniature crown, containing 1,200 diamonds. I hesitated about including this in a pin, because it's a ridiculous little object, really. But still. It sparkles.
Victoria, Princess Royal (1840-1901), later Empress Frederick of Germany Signed and dated 1857. Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73)
Prince Albert (1819-1861) profile in black by Artist Unknown. Why did he die? Helen Rappaport disputes typhoid fever. Her evidence suggests Crohn’s disease. It supports Victoria’s belief that Albert had been killed by worry about their 1st sons reckless lifestyle. Crohn’s fit Albert’s stomach troubles, his exhaustion & leads to bowel cancer. 2nd son of Ernest I (1784-1844) Duke of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha & wife Louise (1800-1831) of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg & husband of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) UK.