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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1911-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 17.8 cm. x 12.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The photograph - probably taken on a day of a procession or ceremony as people are shown in formal attire, possibly awaiting the arrival of the king - depicts the famous Peacock throne of Gulistan palace in the throne room or Talar-i Salam. Takht-i Tavoos (Peacock Throne) is a later name of Takht-i Khurshid or the Sun Throne. Erroneously the name ...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The glass negative is chopped off on the right and the bottom sides."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "991."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "363) Gulistan palace." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 54.5: Tehran. Gulestan Palace. Throne room (393)." [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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Dates:
1883-1980
Level:
series
Size:
2.1 Linear feet (Box 1-3, FC 23)
Collection ID:
AAA.pachwalt2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series contains family correspondence and extensive professional letters from noted artists and art world figures including critics, writers, collectors, museums and other art institutions. Scattered letters from Pach can also be found here. See Appendix for partial chronological list of letters from Series 2.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 18 cm. x 23.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The photograph depicts the famous Peacock throne of Gulistan palace in the throne room or Talar-i Salam. Takht-i Tavoos (Peacock Throne) is a later name of Takht-i Khurshid or the Sun Throne. Erroneously the name of the Throne as the peacock throne equated it with the famous Indian throne of Shah Jahan and Nadir's war booty from India, whereas Tak...

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

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "637."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "133) Peacock throne." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 37.10: Peacock throne (chipped) (#133)." [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-1928
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 15.3 cm. x 21 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Joseph Upton purchased 66 black-and-white gelatin silver photoprints in 1928 from Antoin Sevruguin in Tehran (Iran), and subsequently donated them to the Committee for Islamic Culture, as reported in their official minutes of October 24, 1953.

- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "854."

- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked) reads, "1500."

- On verso of the print, handwritten caption (penciled, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) in French reads, "Balerine persane."

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880s-1928
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 15.6 cm. x 20.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Joseph Upton purchased 66 black-and-white gelatin silver photoprints in 1928 from Antoin Sevruguin in Tehran (Iran), and subsequently donated them to the Committee for Islamic Culture, as reported in their official minutes of October 24, 1953.

- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "442."

- On verso of the print, handwritten number (penciled) reads, "164."

- On verso of the print, handwritten caption (penciled, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) in French reads, "Kurdesse."

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880s-1928
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 16.4 cm. x 22.2 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Joseph Upton purchased 66 black-and-white gelatin silver photoprints in 1928 from Antoin Sevruguin in Tehran (Iran), and subsequently donated them to the Committee for Islamic Culture, as reported in their official minutes of October 24, 1953.

- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "342."

- On verso of the print, handwritten number (penciled) reads, "155."

- On verso of the print, handwritten caption (penciled, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) in French reads, "Dame persane."

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Creators:
Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-1974
Dates:
1833-1979
1686
bulk 1909-1974
Size:
45.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.shawchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 45.7 linear feet and and documents the life of American abstract artist, writer, poet, and illustrator Charles Green Shaw. The papers date from 1833-1979 with the bulk of the material spanning 1909-1974 and a single item of ephemera dating from 1686. Records include biographical information and correspondence with family, colleagues and several artists and writers. The papers also contain writings and extensive diaries, sketchbooks and scrapbooks spanning Shaw's entire career, scattered financial records and other printed material.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880s-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 22.4 cm. x 16.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Joseph Upton purchased 66 black-and-white gelatin silver photoprints in 1928 from Antoin Sevruguin in Tehran (Iran), and subsequently donated them to the Committee for Islamic Culture, as reported in their official minutes of October 24, 1953.

- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "139."

- On verso of the print, handwritten number (penciled) reads, "200."

- On verso of the print, handwritten caption (penciled, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) in French reads, "La glace."

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Creators:
American Art Association
Dates:
circa 1853-1929
bulk 1885-1922
Size:
27.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerarta
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The American Art Association records measure 27.8 linear feet and date from circa 1853-1929, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1885-1922. The records include auction and sales files, general financial and legal files, inventory and stock records, client files, printed materials, photographic materials, artwork, and the personal papers of founder Thomas Ellis Kirby.

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Creators:
Carus Gallery
Dates:
1967-2002
Size:
3.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.carugall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Carus Gallery measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1967-2002. This collection documents Dorothea Carus Isserstedt's management of the New York gallery through a small amount of business and personal correspondence; business records regarding acquisitions, sales, and consignments; intentories of artwork and rare books; exhibition catalogs, press clippings, and other printed material; and photographs depicting artwork and exhibition installations.

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