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Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers
Creators:
Falk, Johnny, 1906-1992
Falk, Pauline
Dates:
1904-1998
bulk 1935-1980
Size:
24 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2002.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers of art collectors Pauline Baerwald Falk (1910-2000) and Myron (Johnny) Falk Jr. (1906-1992), 1904-1998. Created and collected by the Falks, this collection includes: biographical data; black-and-white and color prints of art objects and people; photo albums of art objects in the Falk's art collection; symposium papers, scholarly reviews, and newspaper articles on …

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James Cahill Papers
Creators:
Cahill, James, 1926-2014
Dates:
1945-1996
Size:
12 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.11
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers created by Asian art historian, curator, and collector Dr. James Francis Cahill. Includes personal and professional correspondence and project files documenting his many publications, lectures and activities in the Asian art field. Documents span his early career at the Freer Gallery of Art, where he served as curator of Chinese art from 1957-1965, and his tenure 1965-1994 as Professor of the History of Art at the University of California, Berkeley.

Photograph of Duanfang and Colleagues
Creators:
Sickman, L. C. S. (Laurence C. S.)
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 17.5 x 23 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2004.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This photograph depicts Duanfang and other men surrounding a bronze altar set that was later acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The photograph was acquired by art historian Laurence Sickman, who lent if for many years to the Metropolitan where it was displayed in the galleries with the bronze …

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Catalog of Tibetan and Chinese Buddhist Art
Creators:
Staël-Holstein, A., Freiherr von (Alexander), 1877-1937
Dates:
circa 1924
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2022.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Consist of a handmade catalog of black-and-white photographs and notes on a private collection of Tibetan and Chinese Buddhist art. Also includes a French-language article incorporating images and references to the collection. The catalog, which is unsigned, was likely created by Alexander von Staël-Holstein, as the notes indicate the article …

Mughal Garden Project Drawings and Photographs
Dates:
undated
Size:
5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

These materials are related to the joint research project with the Smithsonian and the Pakistan Department of Archaeology entited, "Garden, City, and Empire: The Historical Geography of Mughal Lahore." This project explored the spatial layout of garden sites and their geographic relationships with teh broader urban context. There are various …

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Peter Ferdinand Drucker Photographs
Creators:
Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005
Dates:
1970-
Size:
234 Items
Collection ID:
FSA.A.09
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Photographs created to document the Sanso Collection, a private growing collection of Japanese paintings acquired since the late 1950s by collectors and co-trustees Doris and Peter F. Drucker. The works, dating from the 14th to the 19th century, include masterworks from the Kamakura period, Suiboku paintings of the Muromachi and Momoyama periods. Zenga …

Jay A. Bisno Collection of Sevruguin Photographs
Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1969-1985
Size:
18 Albumen prints (b&w)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.15
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Antoin Sevruguin managed and operated one of the most successful commercial photography studios in Tehran in the late 19th century. Born in the 1840s in Iran, Sevruguin's mother returned with her children to her hometown of Tbilisi after his father Vassil, a Russian diplomat in Iran, died in a horse riding accident …

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Photography Album of Iraq: Camera Studies
Creators:
Kermin, A
Dates:
circa 1920s
Size:
1 Book
Collection ID:
FSA.A2011.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One snakeskin bound photography album containing 73 photomechanical reproductions of landscapes, mosque architecture, family portraits, street scenes, and bazaar snapshots. There are a limited number of aerial photographs, credited to the RAF.

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Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan
Creators:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
Ueno, Hikoma, 1838-1904
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825
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Dates:
1860 - ca. 1900
Size:
616 Items (approximate count)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Assembled by collectors Dr. Henry D. Rosin and Nancy Rosin to document nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century photography of Japan. Includes albumen prints, portions handcolored, some signed and numbered in the negative. Taken by photographers Felice Beato (b. ca. 1825), Baron Raimon von Stillfried (1938-1911), Kusakabe Kimbei (active 1880s), Ueno Hikoma (1838-1904), Ogawa Kazumasa (1860-1929) and …

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Dwight William Tryon Papers
Creators:
Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925
Dates:
1872-1930
Size:
4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1989.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925) was a noted American landscape painter whose painting style is associated with American tonalism. His paintings gained international recognition from the 1880s through the 1920s. Charles Lang Freer was his primary patron. Tryon taught art at Smith College and became head of the Art Department. The Tryon papers, dating from circa 1872 to 1930, document Tryon's professional and personal life and include correspondence, photographs, a sketchbook, and newspaper clippings.

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