Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Milton S. Eisenhower Library South Asian Architecture Photograph Collection, [graphic]

Summary
Collection ID:
FSA.A1989.01
Creators:
Milton S. Eisenhower Library
Dates:
ca. 1900 - ca. 1920
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
255 Photographic prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The photographs document prehistoric through fifth century A.D. architecture in India, Java, and Burma (now Myanmar), including religious and secular structures and engineered works. There are also landscapes showing the sites of early structures in Kashmir. Structures shown include bridges, Buddhist temples (with sculptures), dwellings (such as caves and huts), pagodas, ruins, and walls (with sculpture.) The photographs also include informal portraits of a young girl and group portraits of men and women washing in the Ganges River. Some items with description, location, and name of building or site.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Organized by locaiton.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Johns Hopkins University Gift; 1989.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Citation
Milton S. Eisenhower Library South Asian Architecture Photographs. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Johns Hopkins University, 1989.

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
FSA A1989.01


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Architecture -- India Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architecture -- Burma Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architecture -- Java Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
India Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Java Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kashmir (India) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ganges River (India and Bangladesh) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burma Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
Washington, D.C. 20013
AVRreference@si.edu