Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Drawing of the "Koh-I-Noor Diamond"

Artist:
R. S. Garrard & Co. (British, founded 1730)
Date:
1851
Medium:
Watercolor and gold paint over graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 3/4 x 12 13/16 in. (24.8 x 32.6 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.562.24
Not on view
Signature: Signed in gold paint over graphite: "by R.S. Garrard & Co./ 1851"

Inscription: Inscribed in gold paint over graphite at bottom center of recto: "Koh-I-Noor Diamond as Mounted for the Exhibition"
Inscribed in gold paint over graphite at lower left of recto: "Carats/ 19 1/2 1/8 1/32. f86 1/16. 32 1/2 1/16."
Vendor: Henry Schmilt & Son
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