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Japanese Imperial Medal Presented to Harold P. Stern
Dates:
1977
Size:
2 Items (one medal with accompanying certificate)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2014.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One medal of the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Third Grade, presented to Harold Philip Stern, Director of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, by the Emperor of Japan. The imperial seal was affixed at the Imperial Palace on April 3, 1977. There is also a certificate and …

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Samuel Bourne Photograph: Mausoleum of Prince Etmad-Dowlach, Agra
Creators:
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912
Dates:
circa 1860s
Size:
1 Print (albumen, image 23 x 29 cm., mounted 31 x 40 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1998.08
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One albumen print of the mausoleum of Prince Etmad-Dowlach (Agra, India), circa 1860s. View from an angle with two Indian men in the center of the photograph. Signed "Bourne 1233" in the lower left corner of the image.

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Still Prints of Asia: Chandra Valley
Creators:
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912
Dates:
circa 1860s
Size:
1 Print (albumen, image 23 x 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.26
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One albumen print of the Chandra Valley, circa 1860s. Signed "Bourne 1450" in the lower left corner of the image.

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Photographs of the Middle East
Creators:
Bonfils, Félix, 1831-1885
Dates:
undated
Size:
4 Albumen prints (unmounted)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2017.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Four 19th century prints: 1 unmounted albumen print of the Great Pyramid entrance by Maison Bonfils. 28 x 21.5 cm.; 1 albumen print of Egyptian fruit sellers by the Zangaki Brothers, mounted on paper. 27 x 21 cm.; 1 unmounted albumen print of a Damascus fountain by Tancrède Dumas. 28.5 x 22.9 cm.; 1 albumen print of Karnak by Felix Bonfils …

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Volkmar Wentzel Papers
Creators:
Wentzel, Volkmar Kurt, 1915-2006
Dates:
1947-1994
Size:
59 Items (items (5 linear ft.), 20 x 24 or smaller)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1998.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers, 1947-1994, of photographer and author Volkmar Kurt Wentzel, regarding a two year survey conducted for the National Geographic Society during 1946-1947, to visually document caves, temples, and sculpture of India, including: his typescript draft (photocopy), [after 1946], written for the National Geographic Magazine on the Ajanta and Ellora temples; a proof, 1953, of …

Nelson A. Rockefeller Photographs of Iran
Creators:
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Dates:
undated
Size:
18 Photographs
Collection ID:
FSA.A1998.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Color photoprints, matted, and housed in a portfolio entitled Iran, dated 1957, taken by Nelson A. Rockefeller (1908-1979) of architecture, mostly in the city of Isfahan, including The Cihil Sutun; and the Darius relief momument at Bistun.

Samuel Bourne Photograph: Nautch Bungalow Shalimar
Creators:
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912
Dates:
circa 1860s
Size:
1 Print (albumen, image, 24 x 29 cm., mounted 31 x 40.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1998.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One albumen print of a nautch bungalow at the Shalimar Garden, Srinagar, India, circa 1860s. With two men next to a pool of water. Signed "Bourne 806" in black ink on bottom right of image. "Nautch Bungalow Shalimar" is inscribed on the board beneath the photograph.

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Still Prints of Asia: Inside the Secunderabagh, Lucknow
Creators:
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825
Dates:
circa 1858
Size:
1 Print (albumen, image 26 x 30 cm., mounted 38 x 41 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.27
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One albumen print by Felix Beato, mounted on card, with "Lucknow. Inside the Secunderabagh Shewing [sic] where 2600 Sepoys were Killed" inscribed in black ink below the print. View taken circa 1858 of the interior of the Sikandar Garden, with skeletal remains strewn across the grounds.

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Alexander Coburn Soper Typescript
Creators:
Soper, Alexander Coburn, 1904-1993
Dates:
1977-1992
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1990.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Offprints of articles by Sherwood F. Moran compiled by Alexander Coburn Soper, accompanied by photographs, a reproduction, and Soper's introduction typescript, assembled in preparation for an unpublished book of Moran' writing entitled "Studies in Japanese Art Treasures."

John Claude White Photograph of Kangmar Valley
Creators:
White, J. Claude (John Claude), b. 1853
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Print (carbon, image 15 x 20 cm., mounted 40 x 51 cm)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1998.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This collection consists of two items: 1. Carbon print by John Claude White, depicting a panoramic view of a mountain valley and village in Kangmar, Tibet, circa 1904.

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