Sapphire and Diamond Necklace Donated by Evelyn Annenberg Hall

ID: SIA RU000371 [78-17602]

Creator: Krantz, Victor

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1978

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: December 1978, Image No. 78-17602

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Summary

Caption from Torch: "This necklace of 42 cushion-shaped, soft blue sapphires weighing almost 209 carats, and embellished by more than 500 diamonds weighing close to 100 carats, was given to the Smithsonian just in time for Christmas by Evelyn Annenberg Hall of New York City. Hall is the sister of Janet Annenberg Hooker, whose gift last year of a 75-carat emerald brooch was recently placed on display at MNH."

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Mineral Sciences
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs

Notes

  • Also known as 96-1006.
  • Original film available in SIA Acc. 11-009.
  • Featured in the "Torch," December 1978.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: December 1978, Image No. 78-17602

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1978
  • October 1978

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Necklaces
  • Gems
  • Jewelry

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [78-17602]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;

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