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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Department of Design
Dates:
1992-1994
Size:
1.66 cu. ft. (1 document box) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two series of hardbound visitor comment books for the exhibition The Power of Maps, which was organized by the Cooper-Hewitt Museum and was shown there from October 5, 1992 until March 7, 1993. The exhibition was also shown in the Smithsonian Institution's International Gallery in Washington from November 9, 199...

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Creators:
Aga-Oglu, Mehmet, 1896-1949
Dates:
circa 1877-1947
Size:
7.8 Cubic feet (consisting of 12 boxes and 9 oversized flat file folders.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.10
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The Mehmet Aga-Oglu Papers, dating from approximately 1877-1947, measure 7.8 cubic feet and include writings and notes, photographs, and maps related to Dr. Aga-Oglu's work Corpus of Islamic Work, which was never published due to Dr. Aga-Oglu's death in 1949.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 24.1 cm. x 18.4 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The palace, located inside the garden complex of Chihil Sutun, was built on the orders of Shah Abbas I (b.1571-d.1621) and heavily expanded during the reign of Shah Abbas II (b.1643-d.1666). The name of the palace - 'forty columns' - derives not from the actual number of columns in the palace's deep front balcony, but commonly refers to the number...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The glass negative is broken with portions of the glass missing."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "899."

- Scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) not readable.

- Faded handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) not readable.

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "276-278) Chihil Situn isfahan." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 35.4: Unknown, cracked." [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:
1902-1905
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 24 cm. x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The four sides of the glass negatives are unevenly cut."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "802."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 29.3: Fars. Persepolis." [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 Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Shamir, Marli
Dates:
1971
Size:
229 gelatin silver prints (black and white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
89 Photographic prints ((1 v.), black and white, 23 x 18 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1995-025
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Marli Shamir in Mali, in 1971. The majority of the images show architecture in Djenne, Mali. Other images depict architecture of the Dogon in Timbuktu, Gao and San. Photographs from this collection were featured by Labelle Prussin's thesis entitled, "The Architecture of Djenne; African Synthesis and Transformation," (Yale University, 1974) and in her book entitled, "Hatumere: Islamic Design in West Africa," (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986). The images have also been displayed in an exhibition entitled, "Marli Shamir Photographs from the Sahel," held in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, in 1976.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 23.9 cm. x 17.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The photograph depicts the throne room or Talar-i Salam with the view of the throne.Talar-I Takht or Throne room of Gulistan palace normally housed the famous Peacock throne and was the offical reception room of the palace. Located on the northwest side of the complex, the room was initially designed as a museum but was later known for its primary...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo manipulation reads, "The image is a copy print. The glass is doubled."

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The glass is cracked."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "798."

- Scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "40."

- Faded handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "639."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "282-284) Salon and thrones at 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 49.6: (P) [black-and-white print on hand]. Tehran. Gulistan Palace. Salon and throne room (282-283) (cracked)." [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:
Roko Gallery
Dates:
1929-1982
bulk 1970-1978
Size:
6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rokogall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Roko Gallery records measure six linear feet and date from 1929-1982, with the bulk of the records dating from 1970-1978. Founded by Michael Leon Freilich in 1946, the records of this New York contemporary art gallery consist primarily of artists files. Also found are scattered correspondence, business and financial records, a subject file, exhibition files, seven scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs of Frielich, friends, and of artwork.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1890
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 image has a very specific date and description attributed to it in Mahdi Bamdad's book. The following is a summary of the description: In Ramadan of 1307 (May of 1890) the 57,000 tooman owed to the treasury is returned. Aqa Dali is cooking the beans and on the right Mirza Ali Akbar (Bamdad, vol.5, p:159-160) has received the bags of money to s...

- Faded handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1083."

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

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 19.1: Nasr ud Din Shah and court." [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
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 12 cm. x 17.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The photo depicts one of Sevruguin's female models sitting on a carpet covered short seat. The model reappears in some of the other studio portraits of the artist alongside other male and female models in various clothing and poses. Most of the famous studio portraits of the artist have been produced in the earlier days of his career. The portrait...

"The image is a copy print of another, placed on various sheets of paper. One of the papers underneath is a ticket for what seems to be a play." [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Curatorial Research Assistant]

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "416) Persian girl." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 21.4: Persian girl (# 416)." [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. Associate Director, Exhibitions and Facilities
Dates:
1916-1988
Size:
2.69 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-024
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These images document dignitaries and other visitors, special events, and construction of both the Freer and Sackler galleries. Images dated prior to 1979 were reproduced either from old negatives or copied directly from old photographs. Files were created and maintained by Richard Louie, Assistant Director, Administrative Division (1978-1988)...

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