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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (22.7 cm. x 29.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Original caption reads, "Samarra - Book 3."

- Additional information from the Finds journal reads, "IN-447; IN-448; IN-451."

- "The five barrel-vaulted sardābs of the ground level of the gateway abutting the palace were the focus of Herzfeld's excavation activities. Of the five sardābs forming the substructure for the rooms on the second-storey platform, the central one was partially excavated in 1911. The rooms had been filled with debris in the late madieval period whe...

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Creators:
Washington Society of Landscape Painters
Dates:
1917-2000
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.washsocl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Washington Society of Landscape Painters measure 1 linear foot and date from 1917 to 2000. The collection documents the activities of the society through scrapbooks, general records, printed matter, correspondence, and photographs.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 24.3 cm. x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "358."

- Scratched handwritten number (inked) reads, "758."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 44.4: Fars. Harajvin river bridge (badly damaged)." [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:
1880-1930
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 globe was made on specific orders of Nasir al-Din Shah in order to make use of the loose stones of the Crown Jewels, which for years were kept in sealed leather bags in the palace's treasury. It was made by a group of Iranian artists and goldsmiths, headed by Abraham Massihi and it was completed in 1869. Except for Iran, England, France and So...

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 51.11: Globe." [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:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 23.7 cm. x 17.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The structure dates to Nasir Al-Din Shah's time. After the expansion of Tehran, which started in 1867, six gates were added to the city walls of Tehran, one of the most elaborately designed one of which was Darvaza Dawlat. The gate was built in 1871 by Mohammad Rahim Khan 'Ala al-Dawla (Amir Nizam) and at least until the end of 1870s, it had the c...

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "207."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1357."

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

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 31.4: Tehran. View from Darvayazi Dawlat." [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:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 11.8 cm. x 8.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The photo is of a woman with chador and face-cover, with the white cloth of the face-cover partially removed to show the eyes and most of the nose. The studio portrait seems to have been produced on the orders of the patron as it differs from the other images of covered and uncovered women in the archive of Sevruguin images." [Freer Gallery of Art...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo manipulation reads, "Most probably a patch of varnish on the face and the chador under the chin."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 2: unknown." [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:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1984-1999
Size:
8.69 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-180
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of materials created and maintained by Milo Cleveland Beach, Director, 1987-2001, documenting exhibition planning and production, including "Chinese Scholar's Studio: Artistic Life in the Late Ming Period," "Rise to Power: Art of Ancient Japan," "Timur and the Princely Vision," "Yani: The Brush of Innocence," "Crushed ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1980-1996
Size:
29 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the work of the Office of Exhibitions on exhibitions that were mounted by the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) from 1980 to 1995. Major exhibitions undertaken by the NPG in this period, and documented in these records, include Benjamin West and His American Students (1980-1981); Charles Wil...

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 17.9 cm. x 23.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"Built between the beginning of the 16th century and the end of the 18th century, this place of spiritual retreat in the Sufi tradition uses Iranian traditional architectural forms to maximize use of available space to accommodate a variety of functions (including a library, a mosque, a school, mausolea, a cistern, a hospital, kitchens, a bakery, a...

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "187."

- Scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "867."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "20) Tombeau de Sheikh." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 31.7: (P) [black-and-white print on hand]. Azarbaijan. Ardebil. Shrine of Sheikh Ishak Safi al Din. Facade." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]