12 December 2016

The Daily Diadem: Lady Dudley's Tiara

Lady Dudley's Tiara (Photo: Grand Ladies Site)

Rachel Ward, Countess of Dudley wears a tiara in a portrait, likely taken while her husband, the 2nd Earl, was Governor-General of Australia (1908-1911). Many of the Dudley jewels were auctioned at Christie's in 1902; this tiara was either excluded from that sale or acquired later