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Creators:
Oliver, Alfred Cookman, 1885-1952
Dates:
circa 1920's and 1930's
Size:
306 lantern slides (black and white and color)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1997.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Lantern slides and stereopticons, black and white and hand-colored, assembled by Chaplain Oliver (he appears in several), depicting monuments and scenes, especially in Beijing, such as Ming tombs, temples, the Summer Palace, landscapes, place views, military soldiers, Chinese people, Western visitors, and daily life. Also includes images of the Gre...

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Creators:
Tripe, Linnaeus
Dates:
circa 1856-1858
bulk dates
Size:
4 Prints (albumenized salt paper)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2017.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This collection consists of three photographs on 2 disaggregated album pages and 1 loose print: 1. Album page with two mounted salt prints showing Elliot marbles from Amaravati. Album page: 45 x 33 cm.; print 1: 16.7 x 19 cm; print 2: 19.7 x 19 cm. 2. Album page with one mounted albumenized salt print showing Elliot marble stupa relief from Amarava...

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Taxidermist
Dates:
1883-1889
Size:
0.3 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 210
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Ruch Family
Dates:
between 1922-1925
Size:
326 photographic prints (dupe prints, 8 x 10 in. )
211 photographic prints ((1 vol.) + papers., black & white, 8 x 13 cm. or smaller.)
115 lantern slides (hand colored, 6 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken and lantern slides collected by Andrew and Martha Ruch to document their experiences as missionaries in Africa during the 1920s. The photographs document Andrew and Martha Ruch's missionary work and their activities among the Kikuyu people. Places shown include Cairo, Egypt; the Mediterranean Sea; a beach in Mombasa, Kenya; Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania; Port Said, Egypt and the Suez Canal. Activities depicted include building houses, carrying loads such as grass (for thatching), luggage, water and wood; cooking; drying skins; grinding millet; pounding sugar cane and selling items from boats to ship passagers. Ceremonies included are baptisms and church ceremonies. Portraits of people include Christian converts; chiefs, children; families; Muhia, Ruchs' assistant; the Ruches; and warriors. Many of the portraits document African clothing, ornaments, scarification and weapons. Architectural images include building materials, grain bins, houses (including Ruch's home), mosques, museums in Cairo, pyramids, railroads, temples in Egypt and villages. Boats, motorcycles and ships are also pictured. Nature scenes of landscapes and animals vary greatly and include mountains, trails, rivers, vegetation, waterfalls as well as birds, camels, cattle, donkeys, lizards and a lion.

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Creators:
Daniell, Thomas, 1749-1840
Dates:
1803
Size:
1 Item (1 vol., ill., 77 x 59 cm.)
1 Item (pencil and ink wash on paper (73 x 46 cm.))
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Collection consists of two items: 1. "Oriental Scenery, Vol. 5. Hindoo Excavations in the Mountain of Ellora, near Aurungabad, in the Decan." Atlas folio, 77 x 59 cm., bound in contemporary quarter roan over marbled boards, with 24 hand-colored aquatints by James Wales under the direction of Thomas Daniell and an engraved aquatint title page. Self-...

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Creators:
Bourne and Shepherd
Dates:
circa 1903
Size:
5 Prints (albumen, unmounted, images 24 x 28 cm. or smaller.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Five albumen prints from the studio of Bourne and Shepherd, circa 1903. Each blind stamped "Bourne & Shepherd" in the lower right corner. One print has the inscription "The Delhi Durbar, which took place at Delhi, India. In honor of the crowning of King Edward." written across the top in black ink.

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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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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 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), and...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Archives Center
Dates:
circa 1962-1985 and undated
Size:
1.75 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-040
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of color slides documenting exhibitions, objects, lectures, and special projects at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) and outside the Smithsonian Institution. The slides were created and/or collected over the years by Robert S. Harding, Senior Archivist at NMAH, Archives Center, with a significant number ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1984-2001
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-047
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by David H. DeVorkin, Curator of History of Astronomy, documenting the planning and updating of the exhibition Explore the Universe as well as the display of the Hubble Space Telescope, the Infrared Astronomical Satellite, and the V-2 missile. Materials include concept scripts, lab...

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