250th Post Fun!

Two hundred and fifty posts!

Actually, considering it was our two-year blogaversary last week, 250 doesn’t sound like a lot.

sketch of Connaught wedding gifts

Either way, for your viewing pleasure, an except from the Illustrated London News depicting Gustav & Margaret of Connaught’s wedding gifts and who sent them. You’ll see such familiar favorites as the Khedive of Egypt Tiara and the Connaught Tiara.

About ♔ la dauphiine ♔

Connecticut-based jewelry monger, history buff, Mets fan. On the hum-drum side, call me a lauded poet, novelist and ghost-writer. (That's right, I haunt prose.)
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