|Grand Duchess Alexandra of Mecklenburg-Schwerin wears Queen Charlotte’s nuptial crown |
(originally appeared in the Times of London, 23 Dec 1857)
Note: Queen Victoria subsequently returned only a few items to her Hanoverian cousins, including Queen Charlotte’s small diamond nuptial crown  and a few other diamond pieces.
2. The small diamond nuptial crown has been worn by several Hanoverian brides, including Queen Friederike of the Hellenes, since its repatriation. It was used most recently in 1981. See Ursula’s page for more, including larger photographs.