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Carol Bier and Lionel Bier Collection
Creators:
Bier, Carol
Bier, Lionel D., 1942-2004
Dates:
1975-1976
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
FSA.A2008.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Photographs taken by Carol Bier and Lionel Bier, comprising two binders of black and white 35mm negatives and contact sheets as well as a collection of images cut out from contact sheets and organized by site, documenting both pre-Islamic and Islamic Iranian architectural monuments, taken 1975-1976. Focus primarily on the Sasanian sites …

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Milton S. Eisenhower Library South Asian Architecture Photograph Collection
Creators:
Milton S. Eisenhower Library
Dates:
ca. 1900 - ca. 1920
Size:
255 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
FSA.A1989.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The photographs document prehistoric through fifth century A.D. architecture in India, Java, and Burma (now Myanmar), including religious and secular structures and engineered works. There are also landscapes showing the sites of early structures in Kashmir. Structures shown include bridges, Buddhist temples (with sculptures), dwellings (such as caves and huts …

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South Asia Photography Collection
Creators:
Burke, John, d. 1900
Scowen & Co.
Shepherd & Robertson
Dates:
19th century
Size:
8 Prints (albumen, images 24 x 29 cm. or smaller.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1992.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Taken in the later 19th and early 20th centuries, these photographs portray the people, architecture and landscape of Sri Lanka, India and what is now the Pakistan-Afghanistan border area. The collection consists of 8 photographic prints: 1. Natives of Rajputana, signed "Shepherd & Robertson Photo 1120" in black ink in the lower left corner; 2, Native Soldiers …

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Portrait of Young Woman in Elaborate Costume
Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880s-1930
Size:
1 Gelatin silver print (b&w)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2012.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- On recto of the print, faded handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "751."

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Masuoka Collection
Creators:
Masuoka, Eriko
Dates:
undated
Size:
20 Items (Stereocards)
2 Photographs
1 Postcard
Collection ID:
FSA.A2015.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Twenty stereocards of views of Japan, from the late 19th-early 20th century. One hand-tinted postcard; one publicity still from the 1936 movie Kai ronin tengoku; one photograph of the Saigo Takamori statue in Ueno Park, Tokyo.

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The Lucknow Album. Printed by G.H. Rouse
Creators:
Rouse, G. H. (George Henry), 1838-1909
Dates:
Calcutta :, Baptist Mission Press,, 1874
Size:
1 Volume (50 leaves of tipped-in albumen prints, 58 p, 25 x 17 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1997.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

A published pictorial guide with illustrations of the city of Lucknow, India. In its ideal state, the volume contained 50 tipped-in albumen prints, accompanied by full textual descriptions of each scene depicted, along with a large-sized plan of the city executed by Parogha Ubbas Alli, Assistant Municipal Engineer, who may have …

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Still Prints of Asia: Waterfall, Nilgiri & View of part of Ootacamund (Goty) Nilgiris
Creators:
Penn, A.T.W. (Albert Thomas Watson), 1849-1924
Dates:
circa 1860s
Size:
1 Print (albumen, image 23 x 29 cm., mounted 31 x 40 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.24
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Two albumen prints of the Waterfall, Nilgiri & View of part of Ootacamund (Ooty) Nilgiris.

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Aschwin Lippe Collection
Creators:
Lippe, Aschwin, 1914-1988
Dates:
1930 - 1988
Size:
36 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2012.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Aschwin Lippe was a research fellow and later curator in the Department of Far Eastern Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The collection includes his early research and writings on East Asian art, particularly Chinese paintings. It has substantial material on his involvement in selecting the paintings and writing the catalog for the 1961 Chinese Art Treasures Exhibition. He later shifted his research focus to medieval Indian sculpture. The collection includes journals kept during several years of field research in India as well as his extensive photo-documentation of Indian temples and religious sculpture.

Kenneth X. Robbins Collection & Papers
Creators:
Robbins, Kenneth X.
Dates:
undated
Size:
150 Maps (approximate count)
1,300 Color postcards (approximate count)
6 Books
60 Photographs
Collection ID:
FSA.A1990.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Items pertaining to the spiritual, economic, and artistic history of modern India and its princely states. Parts include: fiscal philately from the princely states of India, documents pertaining to Indian medicine (6 linear ft.), paintings, medals and coins, map of Baroda and other princely states, postcards, the collector's research files, genealogical …

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Still Prints of Asia: Turkish Woman (standing)
Creators:
Abdullah frères
Dates:
circa 1860-1870
Size:
1 Print (albumen, image 24 x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One unmounted albumen print, circa 1860-1870, of a Turkish woman, by Abdullah Bros. of Istanbul.

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