Marilyn Monroe's dress goes on display at Christie's London

Marilyn Monroe's dress goes on display at Christie's London

Along with a selection of historical artefacts

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Collector David Gainsborough Roberts has decided to put some of his key pieces – including a Marilyn Monroe dress and Queen Victoria's wedding cake – on display at Christies in London...

A gown worn on screen by blonde bombshell Marilyn Monroe is among the notable artefacts going on public display from collection of tems which span more than 150 years of history. It has been amassed over many years by former banker David Gainsborough Roberts, it's highlights are being shown at Christie's in London as part of a free exhibition called 'Famous And Infamous'.

Marilyn Monroe dresses go on display at Christie's London

Monroe's red sequinned evening gown worn for her role as Lorelei Lee in the 1953 filmGentlemen Prefer Blondes is among the costumes which will be shown until September 2, alongside a slice of Queen Victoria's wedding cake in an inscribed presentation box from February 1840, cufflinks presented to John Lennon and a set of keys from the Titanic.

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