Marie Lohr's stage brooch
Franz, Duke of Reichstadt : L'Aiglon
Star brooch with white red and green paste
Dame Madge Kendal; given to Marie Lohr, by whom given to Sir John Gielgud; presented to the Garrick Club by the trustees of the Estate of Sir John Gielgud, 2002
The brooch was worn by Marie Lohr in her London production of "L'Aiglon" at the Globe Theatre in June 1919.
It is accompanied with a letter from Marie Lohr to Sir John Gielgud dated 16.08.1969, explaining its history.
The brooch is in fact a Portuguese military order.