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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1902-1905
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 24 cm. x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "573."

- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "---(?)."

- On verso of the print, handwritten number (penciled) reads, "38.1."

- On verso of the print (lower left corner), original stamp, in French and Persian, reads, "Photographie Sevruguin."

- On verso of the print, Myron Bement Smith caption in English reads, "Persia; Fārs; Persepolis (Takht-I Djamshīd; Relief on door jamb."

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1902-1905
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 18 cm. x 24 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "248."

- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1659."

- On verso of the print, handwritten number (penciled) reads, "30.12."

- On verso of the print (lower left corner), original stamp, in French and Persian, reads, "Photographie Sevruguin."

- On verso of the print, Myron Bement Smith caption in English reads, "Persia; Fārs; Persepolis (Takht-I Djamshīd; Relief in hall of 100 columns showing Artaxerxes I giving audience. See also negative No. 56.6."

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1902-1905
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 23.8 cm. x 17.9 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"Instead of taking the photo facing the figures - thus placing the focus on the relief - the photo is taken so that the rocky background and the two figures in front of it are in focus. The same style of framing and focus can be observed with other photographs of archaeological sites in Sevruguin's archive that differentiates him from the photos ta...

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

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "852."

- Scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1645."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 29.9: Fars. ? (Fragments)." [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, 18.7 cm. x 24.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The photograph depicts the famous Peacock throne of Gulistan palace in the throne room or Talar-i Salam. Takht-i Tavoos (Peacock Throne) is a later name of Takht-i Khurshid or the Sun Throne. Erroneously the name of the Throne as the peacock throne equated it with the famous Indian throne of Shah Jahan and Nadir's war booty from India, whereas Tak...

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "303."

- Scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "637."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 35.10: 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:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 13.1 cm. x 18.1 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The Seljuk Shrine/mosque has a lengthy list of restorations during the years, a few of the most significant of which is from Qajar period. From adding minarets and tile work to restoring the other structures and shrines around the main building, works were carried out in the span of about a hundred years during the reigns of Fath Ali Shah, Nasir a...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The four sides are heavily chopped off. It is a copy print."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1044."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 56.12: Mosque." [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:
Galerie Darthea Speyer (Paris, France)
Dates:
1953-2010
Size:
17.2 Linear feet
1.58 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.galedars
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Galerie Darthea Speyer measure 17.2 linear feet and 1.58 GB and date from 1953 to 2010. The majority of the collection consists of artists' files containing a wide variety of materials documenting the Paris gallery's relationship with American and European artists, as well as gallery exhibitions. Also found are scattered financial records, guestbooks, documentation on the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome art collection, exhibition announcements, posters, and additional photographs.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880s-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 18 cm. x 24 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "814."

- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "---(?)."

- On verso of the print, handwritten number (penciled) reads, "39.10 (scratched). 47.4."

- On verso of the print (lower left corner), original stamp, in French and Persian, reads, "Photographie Sevruguin."

- On verso of the print, Myron Bement Smith caption in English reads, "Persia; Kermanshah; Ṭaḳ-I Bustān; rock relief - Cave of Shapur III, close view."

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1902-1905
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 23.6 cm. x 17.8 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 glass negative is cracked."

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

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 38.2: Fars. ? Relief (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:
1880-1920
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 17.9 cm. x 13 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The building was built in 1877-1878 on the orders of Nasir al-Din Shah Qajar as a summer palace for the court. The architect of the complex was Haji Abulhassan Mi'mar Bashi. The palace was built on route from Tehran to Caspian Sea and the city of Chalus. It was primarily used as a getaway from the capital by the royal court. The exterior and the p...

- Faded handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1189."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 25.1: View of valley and fortress." [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:
1880-1920s
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 12.4 cm. x 8.8 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). Located on the north side of the wall, Darvaza D...