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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1913-1923
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1 Drawing (75.6 cm. x 55.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1913-1923
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1 Drawing (75.6 cm. x 55.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1913-1923
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item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 18 cm. x 13 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Handwritten notes accompanying related print in photo file 8, vol. 1 reads, "Ṭāq i Bustān, background: Right pilaster."

Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.8: Photo File 8 (2 vols.), "Sasanian Monuments," Subseries 4.8.1: vol. 1; Image No. 227 (Negative Number: 1866). Taq-i Bustan, large grotto, upper panel. Right pilaster. TA, p1.LIV, top."

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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1913-1923
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item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 13 cm. x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Handwritten notes accompanying related print in photo file 8, vol. 1 reads, "Ṭāq i Bustān, background: Right pilaster."

Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.8: Photo File 8 (2 vols.), "Sasanian Monuments," Subseries 4.8.1: vol. 1; Image No. 227 (Negative Number: 1867). Taq-i Bustan, large grotto, upper panel. Right pilaster. TA, p1.LIV, bottom."

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Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (album (99 photoprints), b&w, 31.2 cm. x 41.6 cm. (sheet))
62 albumen prints (b&w, 25 cm. x 20 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2011.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

A large album of prints by photographer Antoin Sevruguin, likely dating from his early career in Iran in the 1870s and 1880s. The collection also includes a number of loose, unbacked prints, many duplicating the photographs in the album. Roughly half of the mounted prints have English handwritten captions.

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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1923
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file
Size:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (25 pages), 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- SK-3 is the third of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on topography, landscape, inscriptions and reliefs, archaeological remains, architecture, artifacts and decorative motifs related to Khurha (Iran), Wandadih (Iran), Ab-i'arm (Iran), Isfahan (Iran), Linjan District (Iran), De...

- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch III: Persien, 1923"

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Khurha [(Iran)]: two gravestones, [Arabic] inscriptions of 1031 H. and 1034 H."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "itinerary Oct. 13, 1923, Khurha -Dilijan. Section of plan on [following page]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "[Ab-i'arm, near Khurha (Iran)]: measured plan of bath, [see FSA A.6 05.0376; FSA A.6 05.0376a]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 4 and 5 reads, "left) fragment of a 12th century [Arabic Inscription], in Kufic [script], found on gravestone; center) itinerary Dilijan (Oct. 14, 1923) - Gaz (Oct. 18, 1923); right) doors of limestone in garden at Wandadeh [Wandadih (Iran)], [see FSA A.6 05.1407]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "itinerary Dilijan (Oct. 14, 1923) - Gaz (Oct. 18, 1923)."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Pul i Khadju [Pul-i Khwaju (Khwaju Bridge)]: masons' marks, [see FSA A.6 05.1391]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i Godwiya [Qotbiyeh Mosque]: [Arabic] inscriptions and sketch of entrance."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Imamzadeh 'Askar and Takiye i Zulama [Askar al-Zulama Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscriptions [in entrance iwan], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2587; FSA A.6 04.GN.2588; FSA A.6 04.GN.2593; FSA A.6 04.GN.2594]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 10 and 11 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i Juma' [Friday Mosque]: outer door [north-east portal], [Arabic] Inscription, 515 H., [see FSA A.6 05.0372; FSA A.6 05.0373], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2548; FSA A.6 04.GN.2550; FSA A.6 04.GN.2551; FSA A.6 04.GN.2552; FSA A.6 04.GN.2554]; Chehel Sutun [Chihil Sutun]: location o...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: vase-shaped column bases at Chehel Sutun [Chihil Sutun], with comments, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2604]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 13 and 14 reads, "Lord Curzon's notes on buildings in Isfahan [(Iran)]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 14 and 15 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: detail of capital [and brick ornamentation], on portal of Masjid i Jum'a [Friday Mosque, north-east portal], [see FSA A.6 05.0372; FSA A.6 05.0373]; [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2554]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Harun i Wilayet [Harun-i Vilayat Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscriptions [in entrance iwan], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2583], [see FSA A.6 05.1391]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i 'Ali [Ali Mosque and Minaret]: brick monograms and sketch of minaret, [see FSA A.6 05.1391], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0955; FSA A.6 04.GN.2577; FSA A.6 04.GN.2578]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i 'Ali [Ali Mosque and Minaret]: outer portal [interior of the portal recess], inscription of 918 H. [gilded Thuluth inscription], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0954]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Imamzadeh Isma'il [imamzada Ismail mausoleum], Ja'fariya [Jafar mausoleum] (plan and date 720 H.), [see FSA A.6 05.0383; FSA A.6 05.0393], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2557]; note on Nabi 'Isaya and [Arabic] inscription at Khwadja i 'Alam [Khwaja Alani Minaret], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2575]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Ja'fariya [Jafar Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscription on upper rim of eight-sides turbe [on tile mosaic terminating the octagonal drum of the tomb tower], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2559; FSA A.6 04.GN.2560; FSA A.6 04.GN.2561]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Ja'fariya [Jafar Mausoleum]: [Arabic] Inscription over door [entrance to the octagonal tomb tower], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2558]; Babylonian standing bronze figure and silver Parthian coin, both in Tardoff Collection."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Ja'fariya [Jafar Mausoleum]: cornice inscription [tile mosaic Arabic inscriptions terminating the octagonal drum of the tomb tower], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2559; FSA A.6 04.GN.2560; FSA A.6 04.GN.2561]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscription and sketch of locations, [see FSA A.6 05.0369]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum]: inscription on door plaque and elsewhere [metal panel inscribed with Arabic inscriptions]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: left) [Imamzadeh Isma'il (Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum), Arabic inscription], [see FSA A.6 06.A006]; right) plan of minaret of Khwadja i 'Alam [Khwaja Alani Minaret] and notes an decoration, [see FSA A.6 05.0382; FSA A.6 05.0390]; stone relief, [see FSA A.6 05.1391]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Pul i Khadju [Khwaju Bridge]: [Arabic] inscription and stone door in Shahristan, [see FSA A.6 05.1391]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i Shah [Shah Mosque], [Arabic] inscription on outer gate [entrance iwan on the southern wall of the Maidan-i Shah], 1025 H., written by 'Ali Riza al-Abbasi (the Miniaturist), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0952; FSA A.6 04.GN.2596]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 28, 29, and 30 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Minaret Chehel Dukhtaran [Chihil Dukhtaran Minaret]: [Arabic] inscriptions: upper [section] (p.28), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2542; FSA A.6 04.GN.2545; FSA A.6 04.GN.2546]; lower [section] (p.29) [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2543; FSA A.6 04.GN.2547; FSA A.6 04.GN.2555]; [middle section] (p...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Minaret Sarabun [Sarban Minaret]: details of decoration."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], mausoleum, Sultan Sandjar or Chenar i Dalbati [Ali Mosque and Minaret]: measured plan and [location of] tombs [with Arabic] inscriptions, [see FSA A.6 05.0388], [see FSA A.6 06.A005]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Du Minare i Baba Tutab [Daraziah Minaret] and [mosaic faience] inscriptions of madrasa Baba Qasim [Baba Qasim Mausoleum], [on entrance portal of the tomb tower], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2565]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 34 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Tomb outside of imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscription, [see FSA A.6 06.A004]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Madrasa-i Madar-i Shah: [Arabic] inscription of 1122 H., on portal [entrance iwan], from the Chahar [Bagh]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Shaikh Lutfullah [Shaykh Lutfallah Mosque]: [Arabic] inscription on portal on [the east side of Maidan-i Shah (Naqsh-e Jahan)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2600]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Oct.30, 1923, trip via Djulfa; [Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: left) [Arabic] inscriptions [in eastern wall of the main hall, carved in side wall of one of the two arched recesses], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2622]; right) [rear wall of large iwan, Arabic inscription in tympanum], [see FSA A....

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: sarcophagus inscription; "palace is called Lindjan, Esther Khatun"."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: measured drawing of plan of building, [see FSA A.6 05.0366; FSA A.6 05.0366a]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: measured plans of buildings, [see FSA A.6 05.0366; FSA A.6 05.0366a]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscriptions, and Ziyaratgah Sarah bat Asir (Hebrew [inscription])."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 42 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: plan and details of Jewish sancturary [holy site for the Iranian Jewish community], [see FSA A.6 05.0377]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: plan of imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum], [see FSA A.6 05.0369]; Chenar i Sukhta."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 44 and 45 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: plan of imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum], [see FSA A.6 05.0369]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 46 and 47 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], [Jafar Mausoleum]: Sayyid Ja'far sarcophagus inscriptions and notes on lion, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2562]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 reads, "[Dehbid (Iran)], Khan-i Khurra [(Iran)]: plan, Nov. 11, 1923, [see FSA A.6 05.0345]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 49 reads, "Itinerary Dehbid [(Iran)] - Tell Bahram i Bahman."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 50 reads, "Unidentified plan of building."

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.01: Persia, 1923: Sketchbook 03

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1905-1934
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1 Drawing (16.6 cm. x 21.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original caption on verso reads, "Kale i Dukhtar, Bāza 'ūr."

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bulk 1928
1928
Level:
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Size:
1 Drawing (29.6 cm. x 19.6 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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1905-1934
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1 Drawing (29 cm. x 39 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original caption on verso reads, "Mashhad."

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Size:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (35 pages), 12.6 cm. x 20.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- SK-16 is the sixteenth of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on topography, landscape, inscriptions and reliefs, archaeological remains, architecture, artifacts and decorative motifs related to the terrace complex of Persepolis (Iran).

- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XVI: P.T. 33."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 1 and 3 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], northern wall of the terrace complex: measured details of wall construction, [7.6.1933], [see FSA A.6 05.0778; FSA A.6 05.0828]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Akhur i Rustam [(Iran)]: elevation and plan of [rock-cut] tombs ([astudans], astodan), [10.6.1933]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 7, 8, and 9 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)] and [Pasargadae (Iran)]: stone masons' marks, [see FSA A.6 05.1143; FSA A.6 05.1143b; FSA A.6 05.1181]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 10 to 16 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: measurements of levels of terrace."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Apadana, west portico: elevation of columns, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2301]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 18 to 25 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: measurements section of foundation walls."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [balcony and southern] stairway: measurements, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1658; FSA A.6 04.GN.2335]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 and 28 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], main hall: column bases west and east half, [see FSA A.6 05.0881; FSA A.6 05.1471]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)]: measurements of doorways."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [north of] Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [small stairway]: measurements section of plan."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 31 and 32 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [eastern facade of the palace]: measurements of wall foundation, [see FSA A.6 05.1471]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 33 to 36 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [eastern stairway and portico]: area measurements, [see FSA A.6 05.1471]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [eastern stairway]: [ground] plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0884]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 38 and 39 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [(Council Hall)], [main stairway and southern portico]: [floor plan and column bases] with measurements, [see FSA A.6 05.0842]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Hadish (Palace of Xerxes), eastern stairway]: [floor plan], [see FSA A.6 05.1471]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Hadish (Palace of Xerxes), eastern stairway]: measurements underground canal, [see FSA A.6 05.1471]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 42 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], 100-column hall [(Throne Hall)]: [doors and niches] measurements."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [(Council Hall)]: measurements of [decorative socket ring of doorways in main hall], [see FSA A.6 05.0842]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 44 to 45 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [(Council Hall)]: measurements of [eastern doorway of main hall], [see FSA A.6 05.0842]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 46 to 47 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [(Council Hall)]: measurements of [eastern and western rooms and passages], [see FSA A.6 05.0842]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 48 and 49 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Harem [of Xerxes], [main wing as first built by] Darius]: doorways, windows, and niches."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 50 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [(Council Hall)], vestibule [(southern portico)]: [plan of the wall foundations]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 51 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [(Council Hall)]: plan of column bases [located in main hall and southern portico]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 52 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], 100-column hall [(Throne Hall)]: plan of two column bases, [see FSA A.6 05.0842]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 53 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: measurements by 100-column hall [(Throne Hall)]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 54 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Tripylon (Council Hall)], west rooms and passages]: [water conduits and drains], [see FSA A.6 05.0842]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 55 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], measurements underground canal (?)."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 90 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [great stairway to the terrace complex]: measurements of elevation, [see FSA A.6 05.0853; FSA A.6 05.0856]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 92 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], outline panorama of mountains from terrace."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 94 to 105 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Main Gate [(Gate of All Lands)]: measured drawings of details of bulls and capitals, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1582]."

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.07: Persepolis Terrace, 1933: Sketchbook 16