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Diadem ; Diamond and ruby stomacher.

Image ID: 831781

Diadem ; Diamond and ruby stomacher. (c1852)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Diadem ; Diamond and ruby stomacher.


: Mason, S. -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Greatbach, G. (George) -- Engraver

Published Date

: c1852

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 26 x 16 cm. (10 x 6 1/4 in.)


: Printed on border of top image: "Containing 1800 brilliants, weighing 260 carats, and 1760 rose diamonds, 11 opals, and 67 rubies, all the stones being set en griffs, value [4800 pounds]. Manufacd by Messrs Balin & Ain, St. Petersburgh." Printed on border of bottom image: "Constructed to separate into several distinct pieces of jewellery, as bouquets & [illegible]. Manufactured by Morel, London." Written on border: "1851-4."

Original Source

: From Tallis history and description of the Crystal Palace and the exhibition of the World's Industry, in 1851. (London: Tallis, c1852) Tallis, John (1815 or 6-1876), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Jewelry -- 1800s

Source Description

: 3 folders (104 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC JEWE-18

Digital ID

: 831781

Record ID

: 714958

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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