Stereocards of Iran
Ten stereocards of scenes of Iran dating from the 1870s. Brief captions in French. Publisher is Wereld-Tourist-Collectie (N.V.) Haarlem, Netherlands.
Photograph of Japanese Officer
One sepia monochrome albumen print take from a wet collodion glass plate negative, 20 x 15 cm., by August Sachtler (act. ca. 1860). Captioned "Japanese Officer" in pencil in the lower left margin. On the verso the inscription "Colonol Mann C.B. Royal Engineers" has been written in pencil. Image depicts a seated samurai …
John Claude White Photograph of Kangmar Valley
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.
Hamid Schricker Photographs of Iran
The collection had minimal arrangement when acquired.
Photography taken by Mr. Schricker in Iran during the 1970s. His photography covers several topics: the opening of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in 1977, images of industrial buildings, and images of Iranian works of art from the Behshar Industrial Group and other artists. Materials consist of slides, positive film strips …
Lynn McLaren Slides of India
A set of original 35mm color slides, photographed in India in the 1960s by photojournalist Lynn McLaren (1922-2008). Subjects include people, street scenes, and temple and domestic architecture. Images from photo assignments include Nehru's funeral pyre, the Queen of Sikkim, and traditional Indian actors.
Laurance Page Roberts Papers
These papers were created by museum director, administrator, and writer Laurance Page Roberts. The bulk of the collection is study material on Asian art originating from school course work during the 1930s. There are several notebooks filled with notes taken during lectures, several contain mounted photographs of Asian art works from …
William Hodges: A Dissertation on the Prototypes of Architectures, Hindoo, Moorish, and Gothic
One book by William Hodges published in 1787.
Photographs of Indonesia
Three 19th/early 20th century prints: 1 umounted albumen print of a rural cave scene of Indonesia by Ohannes Kurkdjian. 22 x 29.2 cm.; 1 umounted albumen print of an urban street scene in Indonesia by Ohannes Kurkdjian. 20.2 x 26.7 cm.; 1 albumen studio portrait of an Indonesian woman by an unknown photographer. 21.8 x 17.6 cm.
This accession consists of one website and two blogs maintained by the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The "Korean Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art" website was crawled on May 12, 2017. The website serves as an online catalog for its collection of almost 300 Korean ceramic works …
Curt Maury Papers
The Curt Maury papers, dating from 1953 to circa 1985, measure 12.7 linear feet and include writings and notes for planned and published books; travel files and expense ledgers for trips to India; photograph ledgers; and extensive photographs and slides of India.