1. S

    2012 Widener Pearls

    As author/editor of Titanic: One Newspaper, Seven Days, and the Truth That Shocked the World I ran across an article in the London Daily Telegraph on the insurance value of Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Widener's pearls. The 1912 paper had them insured by Lloyd's for about $600,000 in today's money. I...
  2. R

    Mrs Widener's Pearls

    Mrs. George D. Widener, later Mrs. John Hamilton Rice, apparently continued in her public life of society to-dos and charities following the Titanic disaster. I just came on several articles in "Vogue" and "Harper's Bazaar" from the mid to late teens referencing her activities. One, in which...