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The first royal lady to be photographed wearing the tiara was Queen Sophia of Sweden, granddaughter to Empress Josephine and wife to Osca II of Sweden. Sweden and Norway were in effect a single country until 1905, see previous pins on Queen Maud.

The first royal lady to be photographed wearing the tiara was Queen Sophia of Sweden, granddaughter to Empress Josephine and wife to Osca II of Sweden. Sweden and Norway were in effect a single country until 1905, see previous pins on Queen Maud.

HM Queen Sophia of Sweden (1836-1913) née Her Serene Highness Princess Sophia of Nassau

HM Queen Sophia of Sweden (1836-1913) née Her Serene Highness Princess Sophia of Nassau

King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway - and his Queen Sophia of Nassau

King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway - and his Queen Sophia of Nassau

Kronprinzessin Margarete von Schweden, Crownprincess of Sweden, via Flickr.

Kronprinzessin Margarete von Schweden, Crownprincess of Sweden, via Flickr.

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel at dinner for the Nobel Laureates at the Royal Palace in Stockholm.

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel at dinner for the Nobel Laureates at the Royal Palace in Stockholm.

Crown Prince Carl Gustav (later King Carl XVI Gustav) of Sweden (1965) *Birthday 30 April (1946)* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_XVI_Gustaf_of_Sweden

Crown Prince Carl Gustav (later King Carl XVI Gustav) of Sweden (1965) *Birthday 30 April (1946)* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_XVI_Gustaf_of_Sweden

Sweden Royal Family attended the official dinner of the "Sweden Dinner" at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on September 4, 2015.

Sweden Royal Family attended the official dinner of the "Sweden Dinner" at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on September 4, 2015.

A visibly emotional HRH Prince Carl Philip with sister Princess Madeleine and Chris O'Neil at the funeral of his great aunt Princess Lilian

A visibly emotional HRH Prince Carl Philip with sister Princess Madeleine and Chris O'Neil at the funeral of his great aunt Princess Lilian

King Carl Gustav and Queen Sofia of Sweden at the King's dinner for the Nobel Laureates 12/12

King Carl Gustav and Queen Sofia of Sweden at the King's dinner for the Nobel Laureates 12/12

Queen Margrethe attends the funeral of HRH Princess Lilian of Sweden March 16, 2013

Queen Margrethe attends the funeral of HRH Princess Lilian of Sweden March 16, 2013

Crown Princess Victoria visibly sadden at the loss of beloved aunt HRH Princess Lilian of Sweden, Duchess of Halland at ther funeral March 16, 2013

Crown Princess Victoria visibly sadden at the loss of beloved aunt HRH Princess Lilian of Sweden, Duchess of Halland at ther funeral March 16, 2013

This tall drink o' water is  King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway as a young man.  (1829-1907) Picture looks 1860 or so.

Old Photo. King Oscar II

This tall drink o' water is King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway as a young man. (1829-1907) Picture looks 1860 or so.

Lovisa, the Crown Princess of Denmark, neé Princess of Sweden & Norway, Early/Mid-1870s

Lovisa, the Crown Princess of Denmark, neé Princess of Sweden & Norway, Early/Mid-1870s