Query: Damascus (Syria)
Felix Bonfils Photographs
Creators:
Bonfils, Félix, 1831-1885
Bonfils, Lydie, 1837-1918
Dates:
undated
Size:
15 Prints (albumen, 22.5 x 28.5 cm sheets.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1997.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Panoramic view in 360 degrees of Constantinople, now Istanbul, Turkey, circa 1870. 10 sheets of albumen print, of which five bear the photographer's signature and number.

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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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Veronika Soul Collection
Creators:
Soul, Veronika
Dates:
undated
Size:
5 Boxes
Collection ID:
FSA.A2013.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Collection contains various albums, graphics and photographs, primarily of Japan, but also including China and the Middle East. Three photograph albums of Tianjin created by a Japanese military officer named Etsuzan in the late 1930s. Includes photographs of the city and of army life, foreign concessions, and the Tianjin flood of …

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Robert E. Kuntz photographs of Asia, Africa, Oceania, and the Middle East
Creators:
Kuntz, Robert E.
Dates:
circa 1949-1966
Size:
2,168 Negatives (circa, acetate)
548 Modern prints (circa)
78 Color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-25
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Robert E. Kuntz documenting people and the natural and built environments that he encountered during his world travels. Locations depicted include Asia (Taiwan, India, Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Japan), the Middle East (Pakistan, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, and Yemen), Africa (Sudan, Libya, Kenya, and Nigeria …

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Palestine Exploration Fund photograph collection
Creators:
Palestine Exploration Fund
Dates:
circa 1890-1895
Size:
56 Mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.158
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by the Palestine Exploration Fund depicting sites and peoples in Syria, Israel, and Palestine that relate to Biblical events. Sites include the Great Mosque in Damascus, Nazareth, a Samaritan camp, remains of synagogues, Mount Gerizim, and Jerusalem. The photographs, which were either made or funded by members of …

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Special Programs Files
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1978-2001
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-094
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting special programs and other educational activities and products created by the National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education, usually in conjunction with special exhibitions. Special exhibitions documented in this accession include African Voices; Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost Bronze Age; 5000 Years of …

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Richard B. Parker Photographs
Creators:
Parker, Richard Bordeaux, 1923-
Dates:
1965-1979
Size:
1.75 Linear feet (200 Prints: black & white; 2 contact sheets: black & white; 481 Negatives (photographic): black & white)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2002.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

A collection of black and white prints and negatives of Islamic monuments taken by former ambassador Richard B. Parker. The collection includes 200 prints and 481 negatives. The images document Islamic architecture throughout Algeria, Cairo, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Morocco, and Spain.

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Raymond A. Hare Photographs
Creators:
Hare, Raymond A.
Dates:
1930s -1960s
Size:
6 Linear feet (2300 photographs)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1989.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Ambassador Raymond A. Hare (1901-1994) created this collection to document the architecture, cities, and landscapes of the Middle East, including Afghanistan, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Jordan, Israel and Palestine, Iran, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen.A photograph album of 90 silver-gelatin photographs depicts minarets in Cairo, Egypt, with annotations in Arabic and English describing the date and title of each minaret. Two portfolios of photographs presented to Ambassador Hare in 1965 by the senior staff of the U.S. Agency for International Development Mission to Turkey to commemorate his service as Ambassador to Turkey from 1961-1965. Included are 52 matted photographs, many signed by the photographer Ara Guler and dated and captioned, documenting the art and architecture of the Seljuks and the Armenians at the Armenian center of Ani. The slides, 1930s - 1960s, created by Hare document Islamic architecture and people and place views of North Africa, Turkey, Egypt, and Syria.

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Ralph S. and Rose L. Solecki papers
Creators:
Solecki, Ralph S.
Solecki, Rose L.
Dates:
1904-2018
bulk 1951-1999
Size:
107 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-29
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Ralph S. and Rose L. Solecki, 1904-2017 (bulk 1951-1999) primarily document their archaeological excavations and subsequent analysis of Near East sites including Shanidar Cave and Zawi Chemi Shanidar in northern Iraq; Yabroud, Syria; and Nahr Ibrahim and El Masloukh, Lebanon primarily during the 1950s-1980s. The papers also include their work at other sites throughout the Near East and North America and files relating to the professional careers at the Smithsonian Institution, Columbia University, and Texas A&M University. The collection consists of field notes, data and analysis, manuscript drafts, publications, correspondence, illustrations and maps, photographic prints, negatives, slides, and recorded film.

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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1903-1947
Size:
150 Linear feet (circa 30,000 items)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

An outstanding scholar in the field of Iranian studies, Ernst Herzfeld (1879--1948) explored all phases of Near Eastern culture from the prehistoric period to Islamic times. This collection documents Herzfeld's excavations at Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Aleppo and includes correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; "squeeze" copies of architectural details; and photographs.

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