Photographs of Indonesia
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Summary
Collection ID:
FSA.A2017.08
Creators:
Kurkdjian Studio
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Prints
albumen, unmounted
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Three 19th/early 20th century prints: 1 umounted albumen print of a rural cave scene of Indonesia by Ohannes Kurkdjian. 22 x 29.2 cm.; 1 umounted albumen print of an urban street scene in Indonesia by Ohannes Kurkdjian. 20.2 x 26.7 cm.; 1 albumen studio portrait of an Indonesian woman by an unknown photographer. 21.8 x 17.6 cm.

Arrangement
Arrangement
One flat box.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ohannes Kurkdjian 1851 - 1903 was an Armenian photographer active in Indonesia at the turn of the century. His company, O. Kurkdjian & Co. was a major studio in Surabaya producing scenic views as well as studio portraits. The studio continued well after Kurkdjian's death in 1903.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
FSA A2017.08

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Purchase, 2017.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indonesia Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albumen prints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
Washington, D.C. 20013
AVRreference@si.edu
https://www.freersackler.si.edu/research/archives/