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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 24 cm. x 17.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo manipulation reads, "The sky is covered in both red and black ink. Red ink is put on the emulsion side and black ink on the back of the negative."

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The glass negative is broken. The lower right corner is missing."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "190."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 33.2: Fars. Harajvin River. Bridge." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]

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Creators:
Bahr, A. W.
Dates:
1919-1957
bulk 1947-1957
Size:
1.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.14
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Abel William Bahr was a coal merchant and general importer born in China who became an important collector of Chinese art. Several books and catalogues have been published about his collection. His papers include numerous drafts and notes about his memoirs as a collector, correspondence with other collectors and photographs of Chinese art objects, from jade to pottery to paintings.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
1988-2010
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-025
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture (OUSHAC). Prior to April 14, 2008, the functions of OUSHAC were carried out by the Office of the Under Secretary for History and Culture and the Office of the Under Secretary for Art. The majority of records wer...

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Creators:
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987
Dates:
1893-1973
bulk 1900-1936
Size:
4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bacopegg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of printmaker, illustrator, caricaturist, and writer Peggy Bacon measure 3.6 linear feet and date from 1893 to 1973, with the bulk of materials dating from 1900 to 1936. Much of the collection consists of family correspondence, although writings, photographs, artwork, and personal business records from Bacon's late career are also found.

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Creators:
Falk, Gary M., 1954-1986
Dates:
circa 1955-2013
Size:
2.5 Linear feet
0.005 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.falkgary
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and assemblage artist Gary Falk measure 2.5 linear feet and 0.005 GB and date from circa 1955-2013. The papers document his career as an artist in New York through biographical material, including project proposals, student records, and items from his memorial service; a small amount of personal correspondence; four notebooks; exhibition files; printed material; photographs of Falk, Falk with friends, artwork, and travel; digital photographs of artwork; and original artwork, including drawings, collages, and two sketchbooks.

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Creators:
Gordon, Elizabeth, 1906-2000
Dates:
1958-1987
Size:
3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1988.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers, 1959-1987, of Elizabeth Gordon, editor of the periodical, House Beautiful from 1941-1964, mostly related to her research for the August and September 1960 issues of House Beautiful regarding the Japanese aesthetic concept of "shibui", and the subsequent travelling "shibui exhibition" from 1961-1964. Included are correspondence, some photocopies, 1959-1963; notes; drafts for articles and lectures; printed material including magazine and newspaper clippings, 1959-1987; 2 books, and exhibition announcements; drawings of paper and foil art; a photo album containing photos of exhibition installations; and photographs, slides, color transparencies, and lantern slides depicting people, sites, and objects reflecting the "shibui" aesthetic.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1897
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 12.7 cm. x 17.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo manipulation reads, "The background curtain, the king's medals and hat. The right side of the curtain is completely painted over but the touch up in this case is not on the negative. It might have been that this is a reprint of an image and the touch ups are on the print."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1075."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 51.14: Nasr Din Shah." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880s-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 24 cm. x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The bridge is the subject matter of the photo which has been taken from a position that allows for the whole structure to fir in the boundaries of the image. The figures on top of the bridge bring a sense of scale to the image. On top of the bridge there are two shadows in the same spot. There are of the same person moving. The same can be said ab...

- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "433."

- On verso of the print, handwritten number (penciled) reads, "46.5."

- On verso of the print (lower left corner), original stamp, in French and Persian, reads, "Photographie Sevruguin."

- On verso of the print, Myron Bement Smith caption in English reads, "Persia; Gīlān; Rasht; Bridge."

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Dates:
circa 1870s-1943
1982
1996
Level:
series
Size:
0.3 Linear feet (Box 1, OV 2)
Collection ID:
AAA.friefred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material consists of a copper plate engraving for Frieseke's calling card; his 1902 Parisian residence registration at 6, rue Victor Considerant; his 1939 French declaration of taxes form; and a customs declaration for a silver medal, a letter, and a check sent to Frieseke in Paris by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, presumably for the C...