Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Panorama of Aden, circa 1870s-1880s

Summary
Collection ID:
FSA.A2016.12
Creators:
Unknown
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
4 Items
albumen prints mounted on paper backing
19.5 x 91 cm.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
4 albumen prints of a portion of the Aden, the capital city of Yemen. This appears to be taken at the Crater (Seera) District southeast of the port, with the Shamsan Mountains in the background. Prints were likely cropped from their original dimensions.

Arrangement
Arrangement
One flat box.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The city of Aden was British administered from 1839, and was an important trade port in the British trade network. This panorama was likely taken by a British photographer.

Administration
Custodial History
Purchased, 2016.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
FSA A2016.12


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Palestine Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aden Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yemen Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Panoramas Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albumen prints Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
Washington, D.C. 20013
AVRreference@si.edu