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Title
Date Discovered: before 1668
date QS:P,+1668-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+1668-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
; The gem was cut several times between 1668 and 1958
date QS:P,+1500-00-00T00:00:00Z/6,P1319,+1668-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1958-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium diamond mounted on platinum
Dimensions 45.52 carats
2.5 × 2.1 × 1.2 cm (1 × 0.8 × 0.4 in)
Accession number
NMNH G3551-00
Object history before 1668
date QS:P,+1668-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+1668-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
: excavated. Place: Kollur Mine, Golconda, India.

by 1668: acquired by Jean Baptiste Tavernier
: purchased by Louis XIV of France from Jean Baptiste Tavernier
: inherited by Louis XV of France from Louis XIV of France
: inherited by Louis XVI of France from Louis XV of France
: nationalized by the French State
: stolen from the French State
by 1812: acquired by Daniel Eliason

between 1812 and 1830
date QS:P,+1850-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1319,+1812-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1830-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
: purchased by George IV of the United Kingdom

by 1839: acquired by Henry Philip Hope
: inherited by Henry Thomas Hope from Henry Philip Hope
: inherited by Anne Adele Hope from Henry Thomas Hope
: inherited by Lord Francis Hope from Anne Adele Hope
: purchased by Adolph Weil, London from Lord Francis Hope

between 1902 and 1908
date QS:P,+1902-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1902-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1908-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
: purchased by Joseph Frankels and Sons, New York City from Adolph Weil, London

: purchased by Selim Habib from Joseph Frankels and Sons, New York City
: auctioned and sold to Simon Rosenau, Paris
: purchased by Pierre Cartier, Paris from Simon Rosenau, Paris
: purchased by Evalyn Walsh McLean, Washington, D.C. from Pierre Cartier, Paris
: inherited by grandchildren of Evalyn Walsh McLean, in the hands of trustees, from Evalyn Walsh McLean, Washington, D.C.
: purchased by Harry Winston, New York City from the trustees of the grandchildren of Evalyn Walsh McLean

: given to National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. by Harry Winston, New York City
Credit line Harry Winston, Inc., 1958
References Hope Diamond - Smithsonian GeoGallery

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Photographer David Bjorgen
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