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Aleppo (Syria): Bab Qinnasrin, Western Tower of Southwestern Gate (still in existence during Herzfeld's visit): View of Wall Ornamentation [graphic]

Catalog Data

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948  Search this
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948  Search this
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 13 cm. x 18 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Asia
Syria
Aleppo (Syria)
Date:
1908-1914
Notes:
The monuments and inscriptions of Northern Syria were surveyed and collected between 1908 and 1914 by Moritz Sobernheim and Ernst Herzfeld as part of a broader project, sponsored by the Institut de France, that of Max van Berchem's "Matériaux pour un Corpus Inscriptionum Arabicarum." The drawings are related to this survey as well as additional expeditions to Aleppo (Syria) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1907, 1908, 1910, 1914, 1916, 1917, 1918, and 1930.
Finding aid available in the Archives Department and on Internet http://www.asia.si.edu/archives/finding_aids/herzfeld.html#series4
Organization:
Glass Negatives, numbered from 1 to 3850, are housed in document boxes, and stored on shelves."
Summary:
- Handwritten notes accompanying related print in photo file 15, vol. 1 reads, "Bāb Qinnasrīn, in 1908."
- Publication Caption accompanying Plate XVIII. b. reads, "Pl. XVIII. b. Bâb Qinnasrîn, face Est du saillant Ouest, en 1908." [Herzfeld, Ernst. "Matériaux pour un Corpus Inscriptionum Arabicarum, Deuxième Partie : Syrie du Nord, Inscriptions et Monuments d'Alep. Tome II. Le Caire; Imprimerie de L'Institut Franc̦ais d'Archaéologie Orientale, 1954. Plate XVIII, b."]
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.15: Photo File 15 (3 vols.), "Aleppo," Subseries 4.15.1: vol. 1; Image No. 26 (Negative Number: 3497). Bab Qinnasrin. Detail in 1908. Corpus, p1.XVIIIb."
Publications:
Herzfeld, Ernst. "Matériaux pour un Corpus Inscriptionum Arabicarum, Deuxième Partie : Syrie du Nord, Inscriptions et Monuments d'Alep. Tome II. Le Caire; Imprimerie de L'Institut Franc̦ais d'Archaéologie Orientale, 1954. Plate XVIII, b."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Repository Loc.:
Shelves 31.b.1
Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, 1050 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20013-7012
Topic:
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.3497
Restrictions & Rights:
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Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_299221