|The pictures shows views of this Old Peggy Nisbet Princess Diana Wedding Model Doll. Also shown is a close view of the two sides of her hanging tag. The doll is not dated but it is believed to be from the 1980s. She is dressed in her wedding dress with long train. She is holding a large bouquet of flowers. The two sides of her hang tag are marked as follows:|
COSTUME DOLLS BY PEGGY NISBET
MADE IN ENGLAND
ARTISTIC COPYRIGHT IS CLAIMED IN RESPECT OF THE WHOLE RANGE OF COLOURED COSTUME DOLLS BY HOUSE OF NISBET LIMITED AND ANY INSTANCES OF INFRINGEMENT BROUGHT TO OUR NOTICE WILL BE PROSECUTED
A PEGGY NISBET MODEL
H.R.H. PRINCESS OF WALES
MADE IN ENGLAND
The doll measures about 8'' tall. The doll with the long train measure about 25'' long. It is in near mint condition. Her dress could use a pressing. It is wrinkled from storage. The doll comes with a plastic Knickerbocker base with a spring. For reference below here is some Historical information on Princess Diana:
Diana, Princess of Wales
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Spouse: Charles, Prince of Wales (1981–1996)
Children: Prince William of Wales, Prince Harry of Wales
Full name: Diana Frances Spencer
Titles: Diana, Princess of Wales, HRH The Princess of Wales, Lady Diana Spencer, The Hon Diana Spencer
Royal house: House of Windsor
Father: Edward, Earl Spencer
Mother: Frances, Viscountess Althorp
Born: 1 July 1961, Park House, Sandringham England
Baptised: St. Mary Magdalene Church, Sandringham
Died: 31 August 1997 (aged 36) Paris, France
Burial: Althorp, Northamptonshire, England
Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances; née Spencer; 1 July 1961 - 31 August 1997) was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales. Her two sons, Princes William and Harry, are second and third in line to the thrones of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth Realms.
Diana's public persona, generated by a mixture of sympathy and scandal, as well as public interest in (and promotion of) her celebrity and royal status, and her many involvements in charitable work, Diana's tragic death unleashed an intense period of what some called ''national mourning'' in the United Kingdom, and to a lesser extent, worldwide. Among many, fascination with ''the People's Princess'' continues to this very day, as is evident by the continued demand for movies and books about her life.
Diana Frances Spencer was born into the British aristocracy, the youngest daughter of Edward John Spencer, Viscount Althorp, later John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, and his first wife, Frances Spencer, Viscountess Althorp (formerly the Honourable Frances Burke Roche). She was born at Park House, Sandringham in Norfolk, England. She was baptised at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, by Rt. Rev. Percy Herbert (rector of the church and former Bishop of Norwich and Blackburn); her godparents included John Floyd (the chairman of Christie's). Diana's four siblings were:
The Lady Sarah Spencer (born 19 March 1955)
The Lady Jane Spencer (born 11 February 1957)
The Honourable John Spencer (born and died 12 January 1960)
Charles Spencer (born 20 May 1964)
During her parents' acrimonious divorce over Lady Althorp's adultery with wallpaper heir Peter Shand Kydd, Diana's mother took her two youngest children to live in an apartment in London's Knightsbridge, where Diana attended a local day school. That Christmas, the Spencer children went to celebrate with their father and he subsequently refused to allow them to return to London and their mother. Lady Althorp sued for custody of her children, but Lord Althorp's rank, aided by Lady Althorp's mother's testimony against her daughter during the trial, contributed to the court's decision to award custody of Diana and her brother to their father. On the death of her paternal grandfather, Albert Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer in 1975, Diana's father became the 8th Earl Spencer, at which time she became Lady Diana Spencer and moved from her childhood home at Park House to her family's sixteenth-century ancestral home of Althorp. A year later, Lord Spencer married Raine, Countess of Dartmouth, the only daughter of romantic novelist Barbara Cartland, after being named as the ''other party'' in the Earl and Countess of Dartmouth's divorce. During this time Diana travelled up and down the country, living between her parents' homes with her father at the Spencer seat in Northamptonshire, and with her mother, who had moved north west of Glasgow in Scotland. Diana, like her siblings, did not get along with her new stepmother.
Diana was first educated at Silfield School in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, then at Riddlesworth Hall in Norfolk and at West Heath Girls' School (later reorganized as the New School at West Heath, a special school for boys and girls) in Sevenoaks, Kent, where she was regarded as a poor student, having attempted and failed all of her O-levels twice. In 1977, at the age of 16, she left West Heath and briefly attended Institut Alpin Videmanette, a finishing school in Rougemont, Switzerland. At about that time, she first met her future husband, who was dating her sister, Lady Sarah. Diana reportedly excelled in swimming and diving and is said to have longed to be a ballerina but did not study ballet seriously and at 5'10'' was too tall for such a career.
Once it was clear that she would not earn any formal educational qualifications, Diana begged her parents to allow her to move to London, a request granted before she was seventeen. An apartment was purchased for her at Coleherne Court in the Earls Court area, and she lived there until 1981 with three flatmates. During that period, she studied for a Cordon Bleu cooking diploma, although she apparently hated cooking, and worked at Madame Vacani's Dance Academy in Kensington, but resigned because she didn't like the pushy stage school parents. Lady Diana filled time as a cleaner and a cocktail waitress, before finding a job as a part time aide at the Young England Kindergarten nursery school.
The Prince and Princess of Wales return from their 1981 wedding at St. Paul's Cathedral. Prince Charles' love life had always been the subject of press speculation, and he was linked to numerous glamorous and aristocratic women. In his early thirties, he was under increasing pressure to marry. Legally, the only requirement was that he could not marry a Roman Catholic; a member of the Church of England was preferred. In order to gain the approval of his family and their advisers, any potential bride was expected to have a royal or aristocratic background, be a virgin, as well as be Protestant. Diana met these qualifications.
Engagement and Wedding
Their engagement became official February 24, 1981 and they married at St Paul's Cathedral on 29 July 1981, watched by a global audience of almost one billion.