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

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 16.8 cm. x 11.4 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Date:
1880s-1930
Topic:
Architecture
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.24.152
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. 152: Caravansarai near Shiraz."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1109."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files 1903-1947
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Isfahan (Iran): Manufacture of Printed Cotton Cloth [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 16.2 cm. x 11.9 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Date:
1880s-1930
Topic:
Textile crafts
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.24.133
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. 133: Isfahan. Manufacture of printed cotton cloth (kalam kar)."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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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
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Isfahan (Iran): Girls Weaving a Carpet [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 15 cm. x 10.4 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Date:
1880s-1930
Topic:
Clothing and dress
Headgear
Textile crafts
Weavers
Women
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.24.134
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. 134: Isfahan. Carpet knotting."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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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
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Isfahan (Iran): Harvesting Tobacco [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 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
Topic:
Agriculture
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.24.135
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
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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Isfahan (Iran): Portrait of Two Women in Elaborate Costume [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 10.6 cm. x 14.9 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Date:
1880s-1930
Topic:
Clothing and dress
Portrait photography
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.24.136
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. 136: Isfahan. Entertainers in ballet skirts."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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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Vicinity of Isfahan (Iran): Unidentified Caravanserai [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 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
Topic:
Architecture
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.24.107
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
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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Persepolis (Iran): Apadana, North Side, West Wing of Ceremonial Stairway: View of Relief Picturing Lion-Bull Combat and Inscription, XPb, Old Persian Version [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 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
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
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."
Publications:
xxx
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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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Bishapur (Iran): Sasanian Relief Showing the Investiture of Bahram I by the God Ahura Mazda (Hormizd) [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 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
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Headgear
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Sassanids
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.27.056
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."
Publications:
xxx
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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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Bishapur (Iran): Sasanian Reliefs Showing Bahram II Receiving a Delegation: Detail View of Delegation Bringing Horses and Camels to the King [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 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
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Headgear
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Sassanids
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.27.057
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."
Publications:
xxx
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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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Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Sasanian Relief Showing the Investiture of Ardashir I by the God Ahura Mazda (Hormizd) [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 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
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Headgear
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Sassanids
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.27.058
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."
Publications:
xxx
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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
Visitor Tag(s):

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

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 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
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Headgear
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Sassanids
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.27.059
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."
Publications:
xxx
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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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Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Sasanian Rock Reliefs, Right Side of the Interior of the Large Vault with Investiture Relief of Khusro II: Close View of Relief Panel Picturing the Stag Hunt [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 12.5 cm. x 17 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Tāq-e Bostān Site (Iran)
Date:
Ca. 1900
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Sassanids
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.27.064
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. 64: Taq-i Bustan. Deer hunt."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "930."
Publications:
xxx
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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
Visitor Tag(s):

Bishapur (Iran): Sasanian Reliefs Depicting the Triumph of Shapur I over Valerian: Detail View of the King on Horse and Three Defeated Enemies: Roman Emperor Valerian (Captured), Roman Emperor Philip the Arab (Kneeling), and Roman Emperor Gordian III (Trampled) [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 20 cm. x 14.8 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bīshāpūr (Extinct city)
Date:
Ca. 1900
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Headgear
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Sassanids
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.27.060
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. 60: Bishapur. Detail of Shāpūr's triumph. Photo, Stolze."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "18."
Publications:
xxx
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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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Naqsh-i Rajab (Iran): Sasanian Rock Relief (Relief IV) Picturing High Priest Kartir and Middle Persian Inscription [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 22.5 cm. x 16.2 cm
Type:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Date:
Ca. 1900
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Headgear
Inscriptions
Relief (Sculpture)
Royalty (Nobility)
Sassanids
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v2.355
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:
""I, Kartir, am known in the empire for righteousness and eminence, and known to have been of good service and good will to the Yazads and lords. Further I to the Yazads ward this also thus promised, that, if by the help of the Yazads I, Kartir, for the living upon highest rank were made to look then also by me further to the departed ward of heaven and hell the essential features would be outlined (or proclaimed or enlarged) for the sake, also, of these divine services as within the empire they are performed, for the sake of these also. Further, of whatever kind they may be, that were to be outlined by me by way of becoming more authoritative, and that thus, as I had promised to the Yazads. Further by me those which were established, even thus as by me it (was to be done for) heaven and hell, for these services also orthodoxy and heterodoxy (in) their essential features were (to be) outlined. Now for me then, when by the help of the Yazads this also was established, to the departed ward this thus was outlined, then (to) the Yazads of much better service and will have I become. And for my own soul I have become more provident and quiet. And also on these offerings and services which within the empire are performed much more authoritative have I become. And whosoever sees this inscription and reads it, that one for Yazads and lords and his own soul straight and right let him be. And beyond this, also, in the offerings and services and the Mazdayasnian religion, which is now performed for the living, let him become more authoritative. Now another matter; not everyone may issue a command at will. Let it be known what I have decided: There is a heaven and there is a hell. And whoever is a well doer shall go straight to heaven. And whoever is a sinner shall be cast down to hell. And whoever is a well doer and after well doing persistently runs, this one (in) this bone-endowed body good fame and prosperity shall attain and also (in) this bone-endowed spirit orthodoxy shall (he) overtake, as I, Kartir, have attained. Now I have written this inscription for this purpose, that since for me, Kartir, from of yore onward by rulers and lords many fires with (their) magi by imperial deeds were instituted and for me the great glory of my own name on imperial deeds and documents stands written, that whoever in future time imperial documents or deeds or other inscriptions may see, that one should know, that I am Kartir, who (under) Shapur, King of Kings, Kartir the Magupat [Magus-master] and Ehrpat was entitled; and under Hormizd, King of Kings, and Varahran, King of Kings, son of Shapur, Kartir, Ahura Mazda's Magupat was entitled; and under Varahran, [King of] Kings, son of Varahran, Kartir, Soul-savior of Varahran and Ahura Mazda's Magupat was entitled. Written by Buhtak, scribe of Kartir, the Lord."." [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Curatorial Research Assistant]
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "821."
- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "51."
- On recto of the print, handwritten caption (probably written by Ernst Herzfeld) reads, "Naqsh i Rajab, Kartīr."
- On verso of the print, handwritten caption (probably written by Antoin Sevruguin) in French reads, "Nashché Radjab près Persepolis."
Publications:
xxx
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files 1903-1947
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Persepolis (Iran), Gate of All Lands: Colossal Sculptures Depicting Heads of a Bull and Two Columns of Stone [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 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
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Architecture
Relief (Sculpture)
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.004
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."
Publications:
xxx
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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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Persepolis (Iran): Northwestern Corner of Terrace Complex and Outcrops of Unwrought Bedrock [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 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
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Architecture
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.001
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."
Publications:
xxx
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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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Persepolis (Iran): Gate of All Lands: Colossal Sculptures Depicting Man-Bulls [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 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
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Architecture
Relief (Sculpture)
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.002
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
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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Persepolis (Iran): Tachara Palace (Palace of Darius) [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 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
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Architecture
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.003
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."
Publications:
xxx
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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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Persepolis (Iran): Gate of All Lands (Foreground) and Apadana (Background) [graphic]

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 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
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Architecture
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.003a
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
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
Visitor Tag(s):

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

Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 1933
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Sevruguin, Antoin d. 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
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Architecture
Relief (Sculpture)
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.006
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, "---(?)."
Publications:
Sarre and Herzfeld, Iranische Felsreliefs, Berlin, 1910. p:133-147
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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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