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D-1008: Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Survey Map Compiled by Hauptmann Ludloff, Part 3/3, Annotated by Ernst Herzfeld

Catalog Data

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (59.7 cm. x 72.5 cm.)
Container:
Item D-1008
Type:
Archival materials
Prints
Maps
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Date:
1912-1946
Scope and Contents:
- Original caption in German reads, "Samarra. (Blatt 1-3). Aufgenommen vom 1.12.1912 - 5.2.1913 von Ludloff Hauptmann im Groβen Generalstabe. Blatt 3."
- Handwritten notes reads, "[Locations of aerial photography taken by G. A. Beazeley in 1917]; in red: F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9, F10, F11, F12, and F13; in green: H6, H7, H8, H9, H10, H11, H12, H13, H14, H15, H16, H17, and H18. Graben 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 17, and 111, 111a."
- Additional information reads, "In 1913 the German Expedition surveyed Sāmarrāʼ, the work being done by Hauptmann Ludloff at a scale of 1:25000. This plan was never published. The plates were destroyed by bombing in Germany during the Second World War but copies are in the Herzfeld Archives in the Freer Gallery, Washington." [Alastair Northedge: Planning Sāmarrāʼ: A Report for 1983-4. Iraq, vol. 47 (1985), pp. 109-128. British Institute for the Study of Iraq.]
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-1008 FSA A.06 05.1008
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Architectural drawing  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Cartography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 05.1008
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-1008: Map: Samarra. Blatt 3 (7 copies)
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
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