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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (55.6 cm. x 43.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original caption on verso reads, "Samarra. Gr. Mosque, unpublished."

Additional information reads, "The quest for exceptional artifacts from the mosque was not very rewarding: with the exception of the minaret, the outer walls were the only remnant of the mosque left standing. All of the interior, as well as the halls of the ziyāda outsie had been destroyed and stripped for building materials, especially wood, brick...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Great Mosque of al-Mutawakkil and its Spiraling Minaret (Malwiyya) [drawing]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
bulk 1911
Level:
item
Size:
1 Notebook (50 pages, 17 cm. x 11.2 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Finding aid title reads, "Workmen's payroll, Samarra January 9, 1911 - August 30, 1911." [Joseph M. Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive, compiled in 1974]

- Additional information reads, "Only the payroll booklet of the first campaign is preserved in the Sackler Archives. From this material it becomes clear that normally one crew of workers consisted of 20-25 men led by a foreman. For most of the time Herzfeld tried to maintain seven crews. After he had lost at least 50% of his workers in late spring...

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (14.2 cm. x 9.8 cm.)
1 Drawing (41.4 cm. x 18.3 cm.)
1 Drawing (16.7 cm. x 18.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Original handwritten notes on verso reads, "Holz.; Gr. M.; IN-16." Translated notes reads, "Wood; Great Mosque; Inventory Number 16."

- Original handwritten notes on verso reads, "IN-755; dap mi R... IN-518!." Translated notes reads, "Inventory Number 755."

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file
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1903-1947
1899-1962
Level:
series
Size:
1562 Drawings (visual works) (various dimensions)
70 Maps (various dimensions)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The abbreviations used in captions of published drawings are: IAE -- Iran in the Ancient East, Herzfeld AMI -- Archaeologische Mitteilungen aus Iran, Herzfeld Corpus -- Materiaux pour un Corpus Inscriptionum Arabicarum. Part II, Tome II (Aleppo), Herzfeld ID -- Iranische Denkmä, Lieferung 3/4 Niphauanda, Herzfeld SA-I -- Ars Islamica, IX, "D...

Drawings D-405 through D-485 (water-colors) are mounted on mats numbered PI.XXXIII through PI.LXI. They were apparently prepared for some publication not yet located. Other water-colors have similar notations. The large numbers, such as No.3445, apparently refer to a catalogue or inventory, not located.

- Approximately 1,562 drawings and plans that reflect Herzfeld's fine draftmanship and architectural training , with observations on topography, landscape, archaeological remains, architecture, and artifacts. Renderings are in pencil, ink, and watercolor. The published and unpublished drawings reveal Herzfeld's working methodology, in which he ofte...

- Approximately 70 maps dating from 1899 to the 1930s, including original maps prepared by Herzfeld, Karl Bergner or Friedrich Krefter, as well as various maps from German archaeologists such as Moritz Sobernheim and Max Freiherr von Oppenheim.

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1908-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (sketch, 32.3 cm. x 25 cm.)
1 Drawing (13.7 cm. x 50.2 cm.)
1 Drawing (15.1 cm. x 51.2 cm.)
1 Drawing (24 cm. x 50.2 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- "The tenth and eleventh Imams of the Shi'ite faith, Ali al-Hadi and his son Hasan al-Askari were buried in their house on Abi Ahmad Street, near the mosque of Caliph al-Muta'sim. The shrine centered on their tombs was first developed in 944-45 by Hamdanid ruler Nasir al-Dawla, and by the succeeding Buyid dynasty. The town of Samarra subsequently ...

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1923-1934
Level:
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

- Glass plate in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [FSA A.6 04.GN.1686].

- Drawing in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [FSA A.6 05.0962; FSA A.6 05.0962a].

- Sketchbook in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: SK-5, p.45.

- Handwritten notes accompanying related print in photo file 8, vol. 1 reads, "Persepolis, Tachara. Stakhrian graffito."

- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.8: Photo File 8 (2 vols.), "Sasanian Monuments," Subseries 4.8.1: vol. 1; Image No. 25 (Negative Number: 1765). Persepolis, Tachara. Stakhrian graffito. IAE, fig.401 (drawing)."

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1928-1932
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (25.4 cm. x 16 cm.)
1 Drawing (25.3 cm. x 21 cm.)
1 Drawing (19.8 cm. x 16 cm.)
1 Drawing (19.8 cm. x 17 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original caption on verso reads, "LV. D-465 [is numbered] 3265; D-466 [is numbered] 2183."

Additional information reads, "Drawings D-465, D-465a, D-466, D-466a (water-colors) are mounted on mat numbered Pl.LV."

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Dates:
1928-1932
Level:
file
Size:
1 Drawing (33.2 cm. x 12.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Additional information reads, "XXXV."

Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Fragment of Vase with Animal Design, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA) [drawing]

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Dates:
1928-1932
Level:
file
Size:
1 Drawing (37.5 cm. x 33 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Additional information reads, "Pl. XXXV. D-633 [is numbered] 2160."

Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Vase with Animal Design, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA) [drawing]