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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:
1880-1920
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 23.8 cm. x 17.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The intial construction on the site of the holy shrine - with an octoganal plan - in Qum dates back to 13th century. In addition to northward expansion of the whole complex, the original octagonal dome was also modified into a round structure in the earlier years of Safavid dynasty. the southwest corner of the structure houses the tombs of more th...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The glass negative is missing a piece in the lower right corner."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "216) Qom." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 26.12: (P) [black-and-white print on hand]. Qum. Qum. Shrine of Fatimeh. General view (# 216)." [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, 23.8 cm. x 17.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The photo depicts a painting, which is copied off the famous painting of the party of Shah Abbas I and Vali Muhammad Khan, the Uzbek king of Turkistan who was given sanctuary in Safavid court, in the Audience Hall of Chihil Sutun palace. The writing on top of the painting has a specific date for the painting of the image (1912) and the name of the...

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "294) Painting from Chihil Situn." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 27.4: Painting from Chihil Sutun, Isfahan (# 294)." [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:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Dates:
circa 1985-2008
Size:
23.85 cu. ft. (21 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (2 tall document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-175
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting research, planning, design, execution, and installation of exhibitions during the tenure of David Revere McFadden, Curator, 1978-1993; Deborah Shinn, Curator-in-Charge, 1995-1996, and Assistant Curator, 1997-2002; and Sarah Coffin, Curator, 2004- . Exhibitions documented in this accession include ...

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 17.9 cm. x 12.9 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 19.9: Garden." [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:
1880-1920
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 17.9 cm. x 12.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 16.5: Outside a town." [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, 23.8 cm. x 17.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"Dar al-Funun Institute was the first of its modern kind - institution of higher education in technology - in Iran. It owes its establishment - to a large extent - to Nasir al-Din Shah's teacher and chief minister, Mirza Taqi Khan Amir Kabir (b.1807-d.1852). It opened its doors in 1851 to cater, primarily, to the technological and medical needs of ...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo manipulation reads, "Black paper on the back and black ink on the front."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "290."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "70) Scene of Teheran." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 48.8: Tehran, general view (#70)." [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:
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 reads, "IN-329; IN-330; IN-331; IN-334; IN-333; IN-332."

- "During work at a place called Shabbat al-Hawā (which Herzfeld transcribes as Shabbat al-Hawīy) located right on the rift north of the city, they found a pre-Islamic cemetery beneath the Islamic layers. The cemetery, better known from Herzfeld's diary as the Parthian cemetery, was explored between May 15 - 25. No other trace of settlement, which ...

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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 reads, "IN-342; IN-338; IN-339; IN-340; IN-345; IN-344."

- "During work at a place called Shabbat al-Hawā (which Herzfeld transcribes as Shabbat al-Hawīy) located right on the rift north of the city, they found a pre-Islamic cemetery beneath the Islamic layers. The cemetery, better known from Herzfeld's diary as the Parthian cemetery, was explored between May 15 - 25. No other trace of settlement, which ...