This lavishly illustrated book includes new photographs of a variety of Royal tiaras together with those of French and Russian Imperial provenances. A fascinating text and over 400 illustrations provide an exhaustive history of the tiara The majority of photographs and related material are illustrated here for the first time and gathered from private collections over three decades. Included are photographs of tiaras from many Royal collections, including three designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria Archive photographs from Boucheron and Cartier show jewels of great originality which have now been dismantled 250 colour and 170 b/w illustrations.
Slightly scuffed dust cover but otherwise very good.
Publisher ACC Art Books
Author Geoffrey C. Munn
Publication Year 1999
Country/Region of Manufacture United Kingdom
Number of Pages 432 Pages