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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:
1887-1961
Level:
series
Size:
0.7 Linear feet (Boxes 1-2)
Collection ID:
AAA.willesth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Incoming and outgoing correspondence is found for both women, however, the majority of correspondence is that of Ester Williams. Esther Williams wrote many letters to her parents while she was in Paris. She discusses her painting, her thoughts about life, impressions of current events, and her daily activities. There is also routine business corres...

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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:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1892-1960
Size:
22 cu. ft. (44 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 311
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration of William Henry Holmes, first Curator of the National Gallery of Art (NGA), 1907-1920, and Director of the Gallery, 1920-1932. To a lesser extent, it also documents the administration of Ruel P. Tolman, Acting Director of NGA, 1932-1937, and the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1937-1946, ...

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Creators:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1927-circa 1985
bulk 1947-1967
Size:
36 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.instcona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Washington, D.C. arts and educational organization, Institute of Contemporary Arts, measure 36 linear feet and date from 1927-circa 1985, with the bulk of the material spanning the organization's active years, 1947-1967. The collection documents the arts and cultural programming organized by the ICA through correspondence, artists' files, program and exhibition files, administrative and financial records, printed materials and photographs. Also found are administrative, student, and teacher records of the ICA school; records of the Fine Arts Committee of the People-to-People Project; and some personal papers of the ICA's founder, Robert Richman.

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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:
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, 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-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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Dates:
1970-2017
Level:
series
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (Boxes 1, 8)
2.86 Gigabytes (ER01-ER04)
Collection ID:
AAA.bojochaz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Professional files document exhibitions, community talks and events, and business dealings. Correspondence found here may include attached deeds for donations, loan agreements, and other business records. Other files document Bojórquez's activities with several graffiti advocacy groups, a ledger that includes a few photographs of artwork, and a pr...