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Isfahan (Iran): Harvesting Tobacco [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 14.6 cm. x 10 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Date:
1880s-1930
Notes:
Title and summary note are provided by Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan, FSg curatorial research specialist.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.24: Photo File 24, Image No. 135: Isfahan. Harvesting tobacco."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Agriculture
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.24.135
Restrictions:
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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

Persepolis (Iran), Gate of All Lands: Colossal Sculptures Depicting Heads of a Bull and Two Columns of Stone [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 15.4 cm. x 23 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
1898-1902
Notes:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.3: Vol.3, Image No. 4: Persepolis. Entrance, lions."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "819."
- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1661."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Architecture
Relief (Sculpture)
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.004
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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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

Persepolis (Iran): Northwestern Corner of Terrace Complex and Outcrops of Unwrought Bedrock [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 23.4 cm. x 15.3 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
1898-1902
Notes:
Title and summary note are provided by Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan, FSg curatorial research specialist.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "822."
- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1665."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Architecture
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.001
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Persepolis (Iran): Gate of All Lands: Colossal Sculptures Depicting Man-Bulls [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 15.4 cm. x 22.6 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
1898-1902
Notes:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3 vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.3: Vol.3, Image No. 2: Persepolis. Entrance, human-headed bulls."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "232."
- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1660."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Architecture
Relief (Sculpture)
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.002
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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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

Persepolis (Iran): Tachara Palace (Palace of Darius) [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 15.9 cm. x 22.1 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
Ca. 1900
Notes:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "849."
- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "719."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Architecture
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.003
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Persepolis (Iran): Gate of All Lands (Foreground) and Apadana (Background) [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 20.7 cm. x 15.4 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
1898-1902
Notes:
Title and summary note are provided by Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan, FSg curatorial research specialist.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3 vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.3: Vol.3, Image No. 3a: Persepolis. Terrace with tents."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "335."
- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "655."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Architecture
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.003a
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Persepolis (Iran): Tripylon (Council Hall), Main Hall, West Jamb of Southern Doorway: View of Relief Picturing King and Attendants [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21.2 cm. x 15.3 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
1898-1902
Notes:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3 vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.3: Vol.3, Image No. 6: Persepolis. Tripylon, Darius."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "573."
- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "---(?)."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Architecture
Relief (Sculpture)
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.006
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Persepolis (Iran): Northern Wall of the Throne Hall (Talar-i Takht) [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 22.5 cm. x 15.7 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
1898-1902
Notes:
Title and summary note are provided by Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan, FSg curatorial research specialist.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3 vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.3: Vol.3, Image No. 9: Persepolis. King stabbing monster."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "818."
- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "732."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Architecture
Relief (Sculpture)
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.009
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Taq-i Girra (Iran): Sasanian Palace of Sarvistan: View of Arched Door [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 20.4 cm. x 15.2 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Date:
Ca. 1900
Notes:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.27: Photo File 27. 'Parthian and early Sasanian Sculptures.' Image No. 54: Taq-i Girra."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "477."
- On recto of the print, faded handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "481."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Architecture
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.27.054
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Vicinity of Isfahan (Iran): Unidentified Caravanserai [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 cm. x 16.5 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Date:
1880s-1930
Notes:
Title and summary note are provided by Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan, FSg curatorial research specialist.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.24: Photo File 24, Image No. 107: Near Isfahan. Karavansarai."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1090."
- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1673."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Architecture
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.24.107
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Persepolis (Iran): Gate of All Lands: Colossal Sculptures Depicting Man-Bull [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 15.3 cm. x 20.7 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
Ca. 1900
Notes:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3 vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.3: Vol.3, Image No. 2: Persepolis. Entrance, lions."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "801."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Architecture
Relief (Sculpture)
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.005
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Persepolis (Iran): Hadish (Palace of Xerxes), East Wall of Main Hall, South Jamb of Doorway: Detail View of Relief Depicting Royal Garment Inscribed with Xerxes Trilingual Inscription, XPe [graphic]

view Persepolis (Iran): Hadish (Palace of Xerxes), East Wall of Main Hall, South Jamb of Doorway: Detail View of Relief Depicting Royal Garment Inscribed with Xerxes Trilingual Inscription, XPe [graphic] digital asset number 1
Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 cm. x 17.3 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
Ca. 1900
Notes:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3 vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.3: Vol.3, Image No. 7a: Persepolis. Detail of border of Darius."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "370."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Textile design
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.007a
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Persepolis (Iran): Throne Hall, Northern Wall, West Jamb of Eastern Doorway: View of Relief Picturing Enthroned King Giving Audience, as well as Registers Picturing Persian and Median Guards [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 11.6 cm. x 16.5 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
1898-1902
Notes:
Title and summary note are provided by Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan, FSg curatorial research specialist.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3 vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.3: Vol.3, Image No. 7b: Persepolis. 100-Column Hall, King on throne."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "914."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Architecture
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Textile design
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.007b
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Persepolis (Iran): Harem of Xerxes, Central Section of the Main Wing, Eastern Wall of Main Hall, North Jamb of Doorway: View of Relief Picturing Royal Hero Stabbing a Rampant Griffin [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 11.9 cm. x 16.7 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
Ca. 1900
Notes:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3 vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.3: Vol.3, Image No. 8a: Persepolis. King stabbing monster."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "976."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Architecture
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Textile design
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.008a
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Persepolis (Iran): Harem of Xerxes, Central Section of the Main Wing, Eastern Wall of Main Hall, North Jamb of Doorway: View of Relief Picturing Royal Hero Stabbing a Rampant Griffin [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 13.8 cm. x 19.2 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
Ca. 1900
Notes:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3 vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.3: Vol.3, Image No. 8b: Persepolis. King stabbing monster."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "976."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Architecture
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Textile design
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.008b
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Persepolis (Iran): Apadana, North Side, West Wing of Ceremonial Stairway: View of Relief Picturing Lion-Bull Combat and Inscription, XPb, Old Persian Version [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 19 cm. x 14.4 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
Ca. 1900
Notes:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3 vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.3: Vol.3, Image No. 37b: Persepolis. Apadāna inscription. (Photo 1905 purchase ?)."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "896."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.037b
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Bishapur (Iran): Sasanian Relief Showing the Investiture of Bahram I by the God Ahura Mazda (Hormizd) [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 20.4 cm. x 15.2 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bīshāpūr (Extinct city)
Date:
Ca. 1900
Notes:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.27: Photo File 27. 'Parthian and early Sasanian Sculptures.' Image No. 56: Bishapur. Investiture. Photo, Stolze. Andrae, Perse II."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "167."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Headgear
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Sassanids
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.27.056
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Bishapur (Iran): Sasanian Reliefs Showing Bahram II Receiving a Delegation: Detail View of Delegation Bringing Horses and Camels to the King [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 19.8 cm. x 14.7 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bīshāpūr (Extinct city)
Date:
1880s-1930
Notes:
Title and summary note are provided by Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan, FSg curatorial research specialist.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.27: Photo File 27. 'Parthian and early Sasanian Sculptures.' Image No. 57: Bishapur. Shāpūr and Arabs. Photo, Stolze."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "213."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Headgear
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Sassanids
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.27.057
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Sasanian Relief Showing the Investiture of Ardashir I by the God Ahura Mazda (Hormizd) [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 18.9 cm. x 13.3 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
Ca. 1900
Notes:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.27: Photo File 27. 'Parthian and early Sasanian Sculptures.' Image No. 58: Naqsh-i Rustam. Shāpūr I investiture. Photo, Stolze."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "478."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Headgear
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Sassanids
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.27.058
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

Bishapur (Iran): Sasanian Reliefs Depicting the Triumph of Shapur I over Valerian with Groups of Cavalry and Infantry Saluting the King [graphic]

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Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin -1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 20 cm. x 14.9 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bīshāpūr (Extinct city)
Date:
Ca. 1900
Notes:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.27: Photo File 27. 'Parthian and early Sasanian Sculptures.' Image No. 59: Bishapur. Shāpūr's triumph. Photo, Stolze."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "133."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Headgear
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Sassanids
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.27.059
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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

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