Crown jewels and other regalia in the Tower of London
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Crown jewels and other regalia in the Tower of London by H. D. W. Sitwell

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Published by Viscount Kemsley at the Dropmore Press in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Clarence Winchester.
ContributionsWinchester, Clarence.
The Physical Object
Pagination116p.,ill.,36cm
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19532236M

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The Crown Jewels and other Regalia. The Crown Jewels have been on display to the public at the Tower of London since at least Having been kept in various locations in the Tower over the centuries, they have been housed in the Waterloo Block (a former barracks) since Representing far more than precious stones. Get this from a library! The crown jewels and other regalia in the Tower of London.. [H D W Sitwell]. The Crown Jewels and Other Regalia in the Tower of London Sitwell Major-General H D W and Clarence Winchester (eds) Published by The Dropmore Press, London (). Decent mini-book about the English regalia and crown jewels, but the information given was too generic for the 6 pounds it's worth, stuff you can find easily in the wiki. Tbh, the historic royal palaces publishers could do more and share some intersting info that can't be found elsewhere/5.

You'll find the Crown Jewels under armed guard in the Jewel House at the Tower of London. These gems are a unique working collection of royal regalia and are still regularly used by The Queen for important national ceremonies, such as the State Opening of Parliament. Kings and queens of England have stored crowns, robes, and other items of their ceremonial regalia at the Tower of London for over years. Since the s, the coronation regalia itself, commonly known as the 'Crown Jewels' have been protected at the Tower. Over 30 million people have seen them in their present setting at the Tower. The Crown Jewels reside at the Tower of London, and are worn by British kings and queens on their coronations and royal occasions. Our magnificent Crown Jewels collection is the perfect souvenir. Browse our beautifully illustrated Crown Jewels guide book, discover more about Queen Elizabeth II's coronation, enjoy the royal regalia in miniature with our miniature crown gift sets or add to your. The Jewel House is a vault housing the British Crown Jewels in the Waterloo Block (formerly a barracks) at the Tower of was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in and refurbished in Regalia have been kept in various parts of the Tower since the 14th century after a series of successful and attempted thefts at Westminster Abbey.

The Crown Jewels have often been called “the finest jewelry collection in the world.” This book provides a dazzling mix of art and photography with entirely new views plus spectacular details. Individual pieces, gems, and carefully selected groups of objects: the royal jewels can be seen here as never priceless objects in the collection were created to be the physical embodiment. The "Crown Jewels are kept in The Tower of London. The book mainly tells about the crowns of monarchs beginning with the unearthing of the skeleton of an early king over years old. His bronze crown still encircles his head and several pieces of jewelry were also found in the grave/5(52). The crown jewels and other regalia in the Tower of London. London: Viscount Kemsley, Dropmore Press. MLA Citation. Sitwell, Hervey Degge Wilmot. and Winchester, Clarence. The crown jewels and other regalia in the Tower of London / by H. D. W. Sitwell, edited by Clarence Winchester Viscount Kemsley, Dropmore Press London Australian. The Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom, originally the Crown Jewels of England, are royal ceremonial objects kept in the Tower of London, which include the regalia and vestments worn at their coronations by British kings and on: Jewel House and Martin Tower at the Tower .