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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 17.9 cm. x 12.5 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, "1010."

- Scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "568."

"The new Canons' square and the two storey buildings surrounding it was built between 1867 and 1877 on the north side of the old Canons' square or Maydan-i Arg. The two storey building in the background of the image surrounding the square was initially planned as a reservoir of military equipment and a meeting and living place of military officials...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The photographer's fingerprints is on the top of the negative. There are delicate markings on the foreground."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "509) ToupKhaneh." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 3.5: Nazmieh - Toup Khaneh - g.v.." [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, 12.8 cm. x 17.9 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"Muavin al-Dawla occupied several trade related positions during the last 20 years of Qajar dynasty in Iran. Amongst his official appointments was the head of trade court in 1892 and the head of Iran's council in Tbilisi from 1894-1896 in Nasir al-Din Shah's time. He later became the minister of trade in Muzaffar al-Din Shah's time. In 1903 he beca...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo manipulation reads, "The face is carefully touched up. There is a halo of a the varnish around the face."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "240) Iranian minister." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 53.5: Iranian minister (240)." [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, 21.5 cm. x 16.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"A Bakhtiari guard posing beside the Sassanid inscriptions of Ganj-nama (in Cuneiform), located close to the city of Hamadan. The two inscriptions were most probably ordered by Darius I and Xerxes I." [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Curatorial Research Assistant]

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

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "12."

- Faded handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "587."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "198) Ganj Nameh." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 47.9: Hamadan. Gang Nameh. 2 cuneiform inscriptions (?) (#198)." [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:
ca. 1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 17.7 cm. x 23.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"Born in 1870, Mudarres attended school first in Isfahan and then in Iraq, until he returned to Iran in 1898. he was an avid supporter of the constitutional revolution in Iran and in 1910 he represented the cleric establishment of Najaf as the religious supervisor of the laws passed by the second national congress of Iran. He was then elected as th...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo manipulation reads, "Varnish on the face and very careful touch ups on the face."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "91) Mullah Mudaris." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 46.17: Mullah mudario (#91)." [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:
1880-1910
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 photographer has erased any trace of a figure underneath the tent but from the direction of the attendants' gaze and posture, one can conclude that the king (probably Nasir Al-Din Shah) was sitting in the tent, receiving dignitaries." [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Curatorial Research Assistant]

- 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 19.2: 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:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 24.3 cm. x 18.2 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, "462."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1615."

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 12.7 cm. x 17.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"As one of the most prolific painters of Iran's recent history, Kamal al-Mulk not only enjoyed a privileged position within the court - at least for the better part of his career - but also an astounding public profile as the first and most famous realist painter of Iranian history of art. He was the nephew of Sani' al-Dawla, the official painter o...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo manipulation reads, "The face is thoroughly touched up. There is varnish on the face as well."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "242) Kamal ul Mulk." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 54.11: Kamal ul Mulk (242)." [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, 17.3 cm. x 12.6 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The photo shows the northern wall of the Canons' square or Maydan-i Tupkhana. The new Canons' square and the two storey buildings surrounding it was built between 1867 and 1877 on the north side of the old Canons' square or Maydan-i Arg. The two storey building in the background of the image surrounding the square was initially planned as a reserv...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The negative is a dark brown all over."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "964."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "232) Makshmaidan." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 20 (# 232): Naksh-maidan." [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:
Cleff, Bernie, b. 1927
Dates:
1975-1976
Size:
0.5 Linear feet ((ca. 1300 photonegatives))
Collection ID:
SAAM.Photo.CLE
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

The collection is comprised of approximately 1,300 photonegatives taken by noted Philadelphia photographer Bernie Cleff (b. 1927) documenting the work of American sculptor Daniel Chester French.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management
Dates:
1997-2009
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management in various aspects of exhibition development, planning, design, and publicity. Exhibitions documented include Eye Contact: Modern American Portrait Drawings; American Women; Portrait of the Art World: A Century of ARTnews ...

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