Jo. Henry Buchi Signed Photograph of Mahatma Gandhi
Consists of a single black and white silver gelatin photographic print depicting a seated Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi's signature (unauthenticated) in blue ink is located to the left of Gandhi. The photographer is unidentified.
Japanese Imperial Medal Presented to Harold P. Stern
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 …
Photograph of Ladies of the Beijing Legations
A large print, showing a group of men, women and children standing before a Western-style building. On the back, captioned originally in pencil is "Photograph taken in Front of American Legation Peking China of the ladies and children of the Diplomatic Corps in January 1902 before going to the Audience of …
Elizabeth Ridout Collection
Items presented to the Archives by collector Elizabeth Candida Ridout (1938-2015). Includes a small Japanese accordion album with brocade covers and 24 hand-tinted albumen photographs, ca. 1880s. One side of the album shows studio constructs and portraits of Japanese women, either alone or in groups posed in daily activities; the other side shows …
Mughal Garden Project Drawings and Photographs
These materials are related to the joint research project with the Smithsonian and the Pakistan Department of Archaeology entited, "Garden, City, and Empire: The Historical Geography of Mughal Lahore." This project explored the spatial layout of garden sites and their geographic relationships with teh broader urban context. There are various …
Peter Ferdinand Drucker Photographs
Photographs created to document the Sanso Collection, a private growing collection of Japanese paintings acquired since the late 1950s by collectors and co-trustees Doris and Peter F. Drucker. The works, dating from the 14th to the 19th century, include masterworks from the Kamakura period, Suiboku paintings of the Muromachi and Momoyama periods. Zenga …
Photograph of Duanfang and Colleagues
This photograph depicts Duanfang and other men surrounding a bronze altar set that was later acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The photograph was acquired by art historian Laurence Sickman, who lent if for many years to the Metropolitan where it was displayed in the galleries with the bronze …
This accession consists of newsletters advertising programs for teachers and students at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.
This accession consists of records documenting the events surrounding the reopening of the Freer Gallery of Art (FGA) and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Materials include invitations and concert programs.
This accession consists of autographed programs from various concerts held at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.