Saturday, October 1, 2022

Tivoli Gardens: Reward offered in attempt to retrieve necklace stolen from Titanic exhibition

Photo courtesy Tivoli

Tivoli reports that on Saturday 17 September a valuable and irreplaceable necklace was stolen from the famous international exhibition “Titanic – The Exhibition” which currently can be seen in the Hans Christian Andersen castle at Tivoli in Copenhagen, Denmark.

One or more thieves managed to gain access to a display case containing the rare and precious necklace during business hours. Police have been on the scene and will return today Monday 19 Sept to further investigate the circumstances.

“The precious necklace belonged to the Widener family who were one of the richest families on board the Titanic in 1912. The chain has an estimated value of approx. 14,000 Euro and perhaps even more, if it were sold at an auction. However, it will not be possible to sell the necklace as it is known internationally,” says Luis Ferreiro from Musealia, who owns the show.

Reward offered
The exhibition’s security was approved in April 2011 when it opened. In Copenhagen alone it has been viewed by 50,000 visitors. A reward of 1000 Euros has been offered to the person who can lead to retrieving the necklace. The organizers of the exhibition would like to hear from guests who have visited the exhibition Saturday between 10:00 to 13:00. They are advised to contact the police or to get in touch with Torben Plank at Tivoli.

The year 2012 will mark 100 years since the world-famous ship sank with 2207 people aboard. The exhibition will remain open until 30th December at Hans Christian Andersen Castle. 

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Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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