Olov Janse Photographs
Glass Plate and film negatives of various artifacts and archaeological sites reflecting Janse's research throughout China and SE Asia.
Panorama of Aden, circa 1870s-1880s
4 albumen prints of a portion of the Aden, the capital city of Yemen. This appears to be taken at the Crater (Seera) District southeast of the port, with the Shamsan Mountains in the background. Prints were likely cropped from their original dimensions.
Dorothy Shepherd Photographs
Images of Near Eastern art objects, world sites, and architectural sites. The slide collection contains irreplaceable images of textiles, art objects and architectural sites from the Middle East and Iran. Highlights of the collection are the textile, Sasanian metal works and Middle Eastern and Iranian architectural sites.
Stephen Eckerd Collection of Photographs
A collection of 11 photographic prints collected by Stehen Eckerd in Nepal. Two of the photographs were taken by Eckerd. there are also four 19th century hand-tinted albumen photographs of Japanese scenes. An addition of 7 photographic postcards of Nepal was added in 2014.
Panorama of Elphinstone Circle, Bombay
Four albumen prints by an anonymous photographer, mounted contiguously on paper, depicting a panoramic view of the Elphinstone Circle (Horniman Circle Gardens), Bombay (Mumbai).
Sarah Bekker Papers
Dr. Sarah Bekker was a noted scholar, author, and lecturer on Asian art, with special interests in Thai art and the peoples and art of Burma. The Collection is in two parts: the papers of Dr. Bekker and other scholars, and the slides taken by her and used for her …
This accession consists of records documenting interactions between Julian Raby, Director, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, and other museums and cultural institutions. Some materials also document policy and planning at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery as well as Raby's professional activities …
Richard Ettinghausen Papers
This collection including working papers of Ettinghausen. There are also many photographs of metal work, manuscripts, and paintings.
Uncut Cartes de Visite
An uncut sheet of cartes de visite by Yokohama photographer Suzuki Shinichi I (1835-1918) showing scenes of Japanese life. Most are from the famous series taken on a veranda in the early 1870s for the periodical "The Far East.."
2 Items (box cameras)
One photography album of Frick's world travels. Also includes two box cameras.