Lillian Nordica in diamond tiara, ca. 1896

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Lillian Nordica in diamond tiara, ca. 1896

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This tiara of diamonds became Lillian Nordica's trademark. The coronet contained 233 diamonds set in platinum and was presented to her by her fans the night of "Lohengrin" at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City on April 15, 1896.

Nordica was a famous opera singer born in Farmington in 1857.

Tiffany & Co. of New York made the tiara.

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  • Title: Lillian Nordica in diamond tiara, ca. 1896
  • Creation Date: circa 1896
  • Subject Date: circa 1896
  • Locations:
    • New York, New York County, NY
    • Farmington, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Object Type: Image

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Nordica Memorial Association
16 Nordica Lane, Farmington, ME 04938
(207) 778-2042

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