Catherine, HRH Duchess of Cambridge
, in her role as Patron of the National Portrait Gallery, attended the Portrait Gala 2014, which raises funds for the Gallery. The great and the good from the worlds of arts, movies and literature flocked to the event to bid for a wide range of goodies on offer. This was Kate's first engagement of the year. She wore a diamond necklace on loan from the Queen, given to Her Majesty by the Nizam of Hyderabad as a wedding present in 1947. CLICK
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