ext_37045 ([identity profile] negothick.livejournal.com) wrote in [personal profile] sovay 2015-08-05 03:44 pm (UTC)

And I am Marie of Roumania

the provenance of the MFA's mourning siren is pretty Magical:
"Bought by E. P. W. of Ready, who bought of a (lady) singer who said it had been given to her by Carmen Sylva, Queen of Roumania."); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24,1903"

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