Queen Victoria Wearing the Koh-i-Noor

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Franz Xaver Winterhalter
published on 05 May 2021

An 1856 painting of Queen Victoria (r. 1837-1901) by Franz Xaver Winterhalter. The queen is wearing a pendant with the Koh-i-Noor diamond. The Koh-i-Noor is a 105.6 carat, oval-cut brilliant. Mined in India, the stone is now part of the British Crown Jewels and kept in the Tower of London. (Royal Collection, London)

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Winterhalter, F. X. (2021, May 05). Queen Victoria Wearing the Koh-i-Noor. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13973/queen-victoria-wearing-the-koh-i-noor/

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