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Daisy Mae Miller Wright-Martin Aircraft Corporation Uniform Photographs

Creator:
Miller, Daisy Mae, 1894-1977  Search this
Names:
Wright-Martin Aircraft Co.  Search this
Extent:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
Circa 1918
Summary:
This collection consists of a page from a photo album featuring three photographs of Daisy Mae Miller dressed in her Wright-Martin Aircraft Corporation uniform. The page also contains information written by Miller about her time working for Wright-Martin.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a page from a photo album featuring three photographs of Daisy Mae Miller dressed in her Wright-Martin Aircraft Corporation uniform. The page also contains information written by Miller about her time working for Wright-Martin.
Arrangement:
Collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
In 1916 the Wright Company merged with the Glenn L. Martin Company to form the Wright-Martin Aircraft Corporation. Wright-Martin was initially located in New Brunswick, New Jersey and in 1918 a second factory was opened in Long Island City, New York. The company produced aircraft, including the Wright-Martin Model R and Wright-Martin Model V. Wright-Martin also held the American license to produce Hispano-Suiza engines, the demand for which increased dramatically during World War I causing the company to shift focus to engine manufacture. Wright-Martin was dissolved in 1919.

Daisy Mae Miller (1894-1977) worked for Wright-Martin Aircraft Corporation in their Long Island City facility.
Provenance:
Janet St. Pierre, Gift, 2019, NASM.2019.0033
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Women in aeronautics  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Aircraft industry  Search this
Citation:
Daisy Mae Miller Wright-Martin Aircraft Corporation Uniform Photographs, NASM.2019.0033, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2019.0033
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2019-0033
Online Media:

Russell L. Maughan Scrapbook Photo Album

Creator:
Maughan, Russell L., 1893-1958  Search this
Names:
1919 Great Transcontinental Air Race  Search this
Pulitzer Trophy Race  Search this
United States. Army. Air Corps  Search this
United States. Army. Air Service. 2d Pursuit Group. 139th Aero Squadron  Search this
Extent:
0.18 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1917-1929
Summary:
This collection consists of a photograph album relating to Russell L. Maughan, covering the period from 1917 through 1929. There are images detailing his World War I experience, aerial photos of cities in upstate New York, and photos relating to air races Maughan participated in.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a photograph album relating to Russell L. Maughan, covering the period from 1917 through 1929. There are images detailing his World War I experience, including a photo of the 139th Squadron personnel in France, individual photos of 139th pilots in front of their SPAD aircraft, as well as aerial photos of front lines in France in 1917 or 1918. There are also a number of aerial photos of cities in upstate New York, and photos relating to air races Maughan participated in including: the 1919 Transcontinental Air Race; 1922 Pulitzer Trophy race at Selfridge Field. Michigan; and the 1924 "Dawn to Dusk" transcontinental flight. There are also a substantial number of the photographs that are not related to his aviation career, but show his familial events.
Arrangement:
Collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Russell L. Maughan (1893-1958) graduated from the Utah Agricultural College in 1917 and was a command pilot and combat observer for the United States Army Air Corps. Maughan served in the 139th Aero Squadron in France during World War I, and after the war participated in a number of air races and events, including the 1922 Pulitzer Trophy Race, which he won flying a Curtiss R-6 Army Racer. In 1924, Maughan flew a Curtiss PW-8 Hawk on the historic "Dawn to Dusk" transcontinental flight when he left Mitchel Field, Long Island, New York in the morning and reached Crissy Field, San Francisco, California, by that evening.
Provenance:
Russell L. Maughan, gift, unknown, NASM.XXXX.0228
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics -- Records  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions  Search this
Aeronautics -- Competitions  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Russell L. Maughan Scrapbook Photo Album, NASM.XXXX.0228, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0228
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0228
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SCA (Stabilimento di Costruzione Aeronautiche) N.1 "Norge" Airship Photographs

Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1926
Summary:
This collection consists of nine black and white photographs of the SCA (Stabilimento di Costruzione Aeronautiche) N.1 "Norge" Airship.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of nine black and white photographs of the SCA (Stabilimento di Costruzione Aeronautiche) N.1 "Norge" Airship. The photographs all measure 7 by 5 inches.
Arrangement:
This collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
The SCA (Stabilimento di Costruzione Aeronautiche) N.1 "Norge" Airship took off from Spitsbergen, Norway on May 11, 1926 with a crew that included pilot (and the ship's designer) Umberto Nobile and explorers Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth. The "Norge" crossed over the North Pole on May 12, 1926, completing the first verified transpolar flight in history, before landing a few days later at Teller, Alaska. While crossing the Pole, the crew dropped Norwegian, American, and Italian flags.
Provenance:
Carmella Pipolo, Gift, 2018, NASM.2018.0047
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airships  Search this
Citation:
SCA (Stabilimento di Costruzione Aeronautiche) N.1 "Norge" Airship Photographs, NASM.2018.0047, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2018.0047
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2018-0047
Online Media:

New York City Aerial Photographs

Creator:
Fairchild Aerial Surveys  Search this
Extent:
0.51 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Aerial photographs
Clippings
Scrapbooks
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
Circa 1929-1931
Summary:
This collection consists of two scrapbooks containing aerial views of the New York City area with related newspaper clippings.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of two scrapbooks containing aerial views of the New York City area with related newspaper clippings. The aerial views, which were taken by Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc. and reproduced in an unidentified publication, showcase prominent city locations. The photographs are numerically arranged as if in a feature series, and each photograph has the caption "Around New York in an Airplane," followed by the location and a textual description of that area. The first scrapbook contains entries 1-100 and the second scrapbook has entries 101-154 (some numbers are not included). The second scrapbook also contains additional clippings that show other views of the New York City area.
Arrangement:
Collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
The Fairchild group of companies grew out of the aerial photography interests of Sherman M. Fairchild. Fairchild developed the first synchronized camera shutter and flash in 1916 and in 1919 developed a specialized camera for the purpose of aerial photography that featured a between-the-lens shutter. By 1924, Fairchild had established Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc. which secured contracts to photo-map various areas, including New York City. The photography produced by Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc. was used for a variety of applications including city planning, tax appraisal work, and geological surveys, and the company also introduced many types of equipment pertaining to aerial photography. Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc. went out of business in 1965.
Provenance:
No donor information, unknown, unknown, NASM.XXXX.0043
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aerial photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Aerial Photographs
Clippings
Scrapbooks
Citation:
New York City Aerial Photographs, NASM.XXXX.0043, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0043
See more items in:
New York City Aerial Photographs
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0043
Online Media:

[Scrapbook S-70A]

Collection Creator:
Fairchild Aerial Surveys  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Any gaps in numbering are due to blank pages in the original. Blank pages have not been digitally reproduced.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
New York City Aerial Photographs, NASM.XXXX.0043, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
New York City Aerial Photographs
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0043-ref504

[Scrapbook S-70B]

Collection Creator:
Fairchild Aerial Surveys  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Any gaps in numbering are due to blank pages in the original. Blank pages have not been digitally reproduced.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
New York City Aerial Photographs, NASM.XXXX.0043, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
New York City Aerial Photographs
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0043-ref505

Vietnam Flight Check List Notebook

Creator:
Vieta, Robert S.  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuals
Notebooks
Date:
1970-1971
Summary:
This collection consists of a Flight Crew Check List Notebook for U. S. Marine Corps Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion helicopter operations, used by pilot Robert S. Vieta during his tour of duty in Vietnam.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a Flight Crew Check List Notebook for U. S. Marine Corps Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion helicopter operations used by pilot Robert S. Vieta during his tour of duty in Vietnam. The notebook, which is housed in a vinyl cover labeled "USAF FLIGHT CREW CHECK LISTS," includes information regarding operation of the CH-53A (startup checklist, basic cargo weights, warning light messages, blade fold procedures, etc.), as well as approach plates for flight operations in and around Vietnam, particularly in the vicinity of Danang. Much of the information relates to radio communications and navigation, with information on headings and distance of positions from established TACAN (Tactical Air Navigation) markers, confidential call signs and frequencies, frequencies for radio and tower contacts and radio approach. The notebook is extremely worn and grimy, with dirt particles adhering to the soft vinyl sleeve pages.
Arrangement:
Collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert S. Vieta was a U. S. Marine Corps helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War.
Provenance:
Robert S. Vieta, Gift, 1994, NASM.1995.0005
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975  Search this
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American  Search this
Sikorsky (USA) CH-53A Sea Stallion  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuals
Notebooks
Citation:
Vietnam Flight Check List Notebook, NASM.1995.0005, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1995.0005
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1995-0005
Online Media:

Aaron A. Sargent 1883 Designs for Aerial Ship

Creator:
Sargent, Aaron Augustus, 1827-1887  Search this
Names:
Sargent, Aaron Augustus, 1827-1887  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1883
Summary:
This collection consists of drawings relating to Aaron A. Sargent's designs for an Aerial Ship in 1883
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of approximately eighteen sheets of drawings, descriptions and calculations relating to Aaron A. Sargent's designs for an Aerial Ship. These early dirigible designs are dated June 2, 1883 and are believed to have been drawn during Sargent's tenure as Minister to Germany.
Arrangement:
No arrangement; just one folder of material.
Biographical/Historical note:
Aaron Augustus Sargent (1827-1887) was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts. After working in the printer's trade in Philadelphia, PA, he moved to Washington, DC and became Secretary to a Member of Congress. He later owned a paper in Nevada City, CA and studied law there, subsequently serving as District Attorney and as Representative to the Thirty-seventh Congress. He served as a United States Senator from 1873-1879. In January 1878 he introduced to the Senate a bill that was to be adopted in 1920 as the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, granting suffrage to women. Sargent returned to California in 1880. He was appointed Minister to Germany (1882-1884) and thereafter practiced law in San Francisco, CA.
Provenance:
David I. and Janice Sargent Lamphier, Gift, 2000, NASM.2000.0032
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics -- pre-1903  Search this
Airships  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Aaron A. Sargent 1883 Designs for Aerial Ship, NASM.2000.0032, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2000.0032
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2000-0032
Online Media:

Glenn L. Martin Nebraska Company Scrapbooks (Brown Collection)

Creator:
Brown, Julie  Search this
Names:
Glenn L. Martin Company  Search this
Brown, Julie  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Cubic feet (2 flatboxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Photographs
Newsletters
Articles
Clippings
Date:
1943-1945
Summary:
This collection consists of two scrapbooks. The smaller scrapbook contains certificates, newsletters, photographs, silhouettes, small paintings, correspondence, and articles regarding both Brown and the Martin-Nebraska plant. The larger scrapbook contains oversized photographs and drawings of the B-29. The drawings were drawn by Brown.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of two scrapbooks. The smaller scrapbook contains certificates, newsletters, photographs, silhouettes, small paintings, correspondence, and articles regarding both Brown and the Martin-Nebraska plant. The larger scrapbook contains oversized photographs and drawings of the B-29. The drawings were drawn by Brown.
Arrangement:
Each album is in its own box which has been selected based on size so that it can be safely housed.
Biographical / Historical:
Julie Brown was one of the artists in the Photo-Art Department at the Glenn L. Martin - Nebraska Company during World War II. Brown studied at both the Rhode Island School of Design and the Art Students' League in New York. During World War I, she worked in the American Red Cross' Hospital Hut Service in France. In this capacity, Brown made silhouettes of soldiers in the various hospitals. After returning to the United States, her art appeared in magazines, newspapers, shows and exhibitions. After World War II started, Brown completed engineering drawing courses at Omaha University and began work at the Martin-Nebraska Company in 1943 as a production illustrator. The Martin-Nebraska Company produced Martin B-26 and Boeing B-29 aircraft during the war.
Provenance:
Natalie Keller, Milford Sprecher, Gift, 1993, NASM.1993.0064
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Martin B-26 Marauder Family  Search this
Boeing B-29 Superfortress  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics in art  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aircraft industry -- United States  Search this
Aircraft industry  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Photographs
Newsletters
Articles
Clippings
Photographs
Citation:
Glenn L. Martin Nebraska Company Scrapbooks (Brown Collection), NASM.1993.0064, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1993.0064
See more items in:
Glenn L. Martin Nebraska Company Scrapbooks (Brown Collection)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1993-0064
Online Media:

["B-29 adventure" Scrapbook]

Collection Creator:
Brown, Julie  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1943-1945
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Glenn L. Martin Nebraska Company Scrapbooks (Brown Collection), NASM.1993.0064, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Glenn L. Martin Nebraska Company Scrapbooks (Brown Collection)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1993-0064-ref505

[Untitled Scrapbook, Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Model 345)]

Collection Creator:
Brown, Julie  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1943-1945
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Glenn L. Martin Nebraska Company Scrapbooks (Brown Collection), NASM.1993.0064, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Glenn L. Martin Nebraska Company Scrapbooks (Brown Collection)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1993-0064-ref506

Service Module Applications Film

Creator:
North American Rockwell Corp  Search this
Extent:
0.04 Cubic feet (One 16mm film.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1968
Summary:
This 16mm film describes possible Apollo Service Module applications in a post—Project Apollo era, 1968.
Scope and Contents:
This 16mm color film with sound, Service Module Applications, describes possible Apollo Service Module applications in a post—Project Apollo era, produced by North American Rockwell Space Division in 1968.
Arrangement:
No arrangement, just one item.
Provenance:
Carl Sherman, Gift, 2019, NASM.2019.0038
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Astronautics -- History  Search this
Space flight  Search this
Project Apollo (U.S.)  Search this
Citation:
Service Module Applications Film, NASM.2019.0038, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2019.0038
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2019-0038

Nafisi Family Photograph Albums of Qajar Iran

Photographer:
Abdullah Mirza Qajar, 1850-1909  Search this
Extent:
2 photograph albums (black and white photographic prints)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
Iran
Tehran (Iran)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Two albums: Album No. 1 contains 65 nineteenth century albumen photographs of medium size, the largest measuring 16.4 x 23.5 cm. Album No. 2 contains 44 albumen photographs of larger size, the largest measuring 20.9 x 26.6 cm. The photographs appear to be largely of the same vintage, possibly as early as the 1860s, although some may date ten years later. Subject range includes landscapes, palaces, ethnic groups and individual portraits. The smaller album is bound in green tinted leather; the larger is bound in bright green velvet.
Arrangement:
Two separate albums.
Biographical / Historical:
Abdullah Mirza Qajar was the son of Jahangir Mirza Qajar. He was born in 1266 lunar calendar year (1850 CE). He had 2 brothers and 3 sisters. He was the father of four children: three daughters and one son. Abdullah studied at Dar-ol-Fonoon, a polytechnic school, during the reign of Nasereddin Shah. He then went on to study in Paris around 1295 lunar year (1878 CE). After one and a half years in Paris, he went on to Vienna and was shortly sent to study in Salzburg. He was in Salzburg for just over three years. During these years, he described in his writings about the techniques he learned. These included zincography, phototypy, photolithography and galvanoplastic. After these studies, he returned to Vienna and began his journey back to Tehran. Initially upon his return, he worked on printing maps of Ahvaz and other towns, which he presented to the court. His business in the printing field was not very successful, thus he focused his efforts on photography. His first works as photographer in the Qajar court date back to 1300 lunar year (1883 CE). He went on assignment to Khorasan, then in 1304 lunar (1887 CE) to Rey and Qom to photograph new buildings there. He also had assignments in many other areas, such as Tabriz, Kermanshah, Mashad and Kashan. During his years as court photographer, he also continued taking pictures at Dar-ol-Fonoon, of the students in uniform, and of other subjects. After Nasereddin Shah's death in 1314 lunar (1897 CE), he did not receive many orders and felt disappointed. Although his business suffered, he continued to work under Mozaffareddin Shah, who was quite fond of Abdullah. Mozaffareddin Shah took Abdullah as special photographer to Europe with him in 1317 and 1320 lunar year (1900 CE and 1903 CE). Abdullah Mirza was often written about during his time as a very well educated and well accomplished photographer. He died in 1326 lunar year(1909 CE).
Local Numbers:
FSA A2010.05
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Iranians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums -- 19th century
Photographic prints
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Citation:
Nafisi Family Photograph Albums of Qajar Iran, FSA.A2010.05. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Azar Nafisi in honor of Massumeh Farhad, 2010.
Identifier:
FSA.A2010.05
See more items in:
Nafisi Family Photograph Albums of Qajar Iran
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2010-05
Online Media:

Nafisi Family Photograph Albums of Qajar Iran: Album 1

Photographer:
Abdullah Mirza Qajar, 1850-1909  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Abdullah Mirza Qajar, 1850-1909  Search this
Extent:
2 photograph albums (black and white photographic prints)
Type:
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
Iran
Tehran (Iran)
Scope and Contents:
Contains 65 nineteenth century albumen photographs of medium size, the largest measuring 16.4 x 23.5 cm. Subject range includes landscapes, palaces, ethnic groups and individual portraits. The album is bound in green tinted leather.
Arrangement:
Two separate albums..
Biographical / Historical:
Abdullah Mirza Qajar was the son of Jahangir Mirza Qajar. He was born in 1266 lunar calendar year (1850 CE). He had 2 brothers and 3 sisters. He was the father of four children: three daughters and one son. Abdullah studied at Dar-ol-Fonoon, a polytechnic school, during the reign of Nasereddin Shah. He then went on to study in Paris around 1295 lunar year (1878 CE). After one and a half years in Paris, he went on to Vienna and was shortly sent to study in Salzburg. He was in Salzburg for just over three years. During these years, he described in his writings about the techniques he learned. These included zincography, phototypy, photolithography and galvanoplastic. After these studies, he returned to Vienna and began his journey back to Tehran. Initially upon his return, he worked on printing maps of Ahvaz and other towns, which he presented to the court. His business in the printing field was not very successful, thus he focused his efforts on photography. His first works as photographer in the Qajar court date back to 1300 lunar year (1883 CE). He went on assignment to Khorasan, then in 1304 lunar (1887 CE) to Rey and Qom to photograph new buildings there. He also had assignments in many other areas, such as Tabriz, Kermanshah, Mashad and Kashan. During his years as court photographer, he also continued taking pictures at Dar-ol-Fonoon, of the students in uniform, and of other subjects. After Nasereddin Shah's death in 1314 lunar (1897 CE), he did not receive many orders and felt disappointed. Although his business suffered, he continued to work under Mozaffareddin Shah, who was quite fond of Abdullah. Mozaffareddin Shah took Abdullah as special photographer to Europe with him in 1317 and 1320 lunar year (1900 CE and 1903 CE). Abdullah Mirza was often written about during his time as a very well educated and well accomplished photographer. He died in 1326 lunar year(1909 CE).
Local Numbers:
FSA A2010.05 1
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Iranians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Photographic prints
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Collection Citation:
Nafisi Family Photograph Albums of Qajar Iran, FSA.A2010.05. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Azar Nafisi in honor of Massumeh Farhad, 2010.
Identifier:
FSA.A2010.05, Series FSA A2010.05 1
See more items in:
Nafisi Family Photograph Albums of Qajar Iran
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2010-05-ref1

Nafisi Family Photograph Albums of Qajar Iran: Album 2

Photographer:
Abdullah Mirza Qajar, 1850-1909  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Abdullah Mirza Qajar, 1850-1909  Search this
Extent:
2 photograph albums (black and white photographic prints)
Type:
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
Iran
Tehran (Iran)
Scope and Contents:
Contains 44 albumen photographs measuring 20.9 x 26.6 cm. Subject range includes landscapes, palaces, ethnic groups and individual portraits. The album is bound in bright green velvet.
Arrangement:
Two separate albums..
Biographical / Historical:
Abdullah Mirza Qajar was the son of Jahangir Mirza Qajar. He was born in 1266 lunar calendar year (1850 CE). He had 2 brothers and 3 sisters. He was the father of four children: three daughters and one son. Abdullah studied at Dar-ol-Fonoon, a polytechnic school, during the reign of Nasereddin Shah. He then went on to study in Paris around 1295 lunar year (1878 CE). After one and a half years in Paris, he went on to Vienna and was shortly sent to study in Salzburg. He was in Salzburg for just over three years. During these years, he described in his writings about the techniques he learned. These included zincography, phototypy, photolithography and galvanoplastic. After these studies, he returned to Vienna and began his journey back to Tehran. Initially upon his return, he worked on printing maps of Ahvaz and other towns, which he presented to the court. His business in the printing field was not very successful, thus he focused his efforts on photography. His first works as photographer in the Qajar court date back to 1300 lunar year (1883 CE). He went on assignment to Khorasan, then in 1304 lunar (1887 CE) to Rey and Qom to photograph new buildings there. He also had assignments in many other areas, such as Tabriz, Kermanshah, Mashad and Kashan. During his years as court photographer, he also continued taking pictures at Dar-ol-Fonoon, of the students in uniform, and of other subjects. After Nasereddin Shah's death in 1314 lunar (1897 CE), he did not receive many orders and felt disappointed. Although his business suffered, he continued to work under Mozaffareddin Shah, who was quite fond of Abdullah. Mozaffareddin Shah took Abdullah as special photographer to Europe with him in 1317 and 1320 lunar year (1900 CE and 1903 CE). Abdullah Mirza was often written about during his time as a very well educated and well accomplished photographer. He died in 1326 lunar year(1909 CE).
Local Numbers:
FSA A2010.05 2
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Iranians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Photographic prints
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Collection Citation:
Nafisi Family Photograph Albums of Qajar Iran, FSA.A2010.05. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Azar Nafisi in honor of Massumeh Farhad, 2010.
Identifier:
FSA.A2010.05, Series FSA A2010.05 2
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Elizabeth Ridout Collection

Collector:
Ridout, Elizabeth  Search this
Extent:
1 Album (Accordion album with 24 albumen prints; 24 postcards)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Albums
Photographs
Photograph albums
Postcards
Photographic prints
Hand coloring
Place:
Japan
Korea
Kobe-shi (Japan)
Nagasaki (Japan)
Yokohama-shi (Japan)
Nikko (Japan)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Items presented to the Archives by collector Elizabeth Candida Ridout (1938-2015). Includes a small Japanese accordion album with brocade covers and 24 hand-tinted albumen photographs, ca. 1880s. One side of the album shows studio constructs and portraits of Japanese women, either alone or in groups posed in daily activities; the other side shows picturesque scenes of Japan, including Yokohama, Nikko, Kobe, Nagasaki and Mt. Fuji. Photographs are uncaptioned. The gift also includes 24 late 19th - early 20th century commercial postcards of Japan, hand-tinted. Four of the postcards are mementos from the trans-Pacific voyage on board the SS Mongolia, part of the Pacific Mail Steamship Co.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2010.01
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Photography of women  Search this
Streets -- Japan  Search this
Temples -- Japan  Search this
Cruise ships  Search this
Travel  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Photograph albums
Postcards
Photographic prints
Hand coloring
Citation:
Elizabeth Ridout Collection, FSA.A2010.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Elizabeth Ridout, 2010.
Identifier:
FSA.A2010.01
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Elizabeth Ridout Collection
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Dallas Finn Slide Collection of Meiji Architecture

Creator:
Finn, Dallas, 1919-2012  Search this
Names:
Finn, Dallas, 1919-2012  Search this
Extent:
5,500 color slides
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Japan
Asia -- Japan
Date:
1975-1990
Scope and Contents:
This Collection contains in 24 albums over 5,500 color 35mm slides of Western-style architecture created during Japan's modernization, primarily druing Meiji Period (1868-1912). Taken throughout Japan between 1975-1990 by Dallas Finn, they were research materials in prepration for her book, Meiji Revisited: the Sites of Victorian Japan (New York, Weatherhill, 1995). Though the bulk of the slides are by Dallas Finn, the collection also contains copies of historic black and white photos showing lost buildings, Meiji personalities, and contemporary life. Also includes period photographs of foreighers in Japan and views of the foreign treaty ports Kobe, Yokahama, and Nagasaki. In addition to architectural sites, the collection covers industrial equipment and transportation like railroads, locomotives, bridges, canals, blast furnaces, and textile factories.
Arrangement:
The slides are generally organized by prefecture and cities and town therein.
Biographical / Historical:
Dallas Finn was an historian educated at Radcliffe and Harvard. After living many years in Japan, she became fluent in the language and taught at universities in Tokyo. She became an authority on Japanese design, with a specialty in how Western architecture was adapted by the Japanese. In 1995, Ms. Finn published "Meiji Revisited," a book about how Victorian architectural styles were modified and adopted in 19th-century Japan. She lectured widely on this subject and published magazine articles about Japanese design and historical encounters between Japan and the West.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2010.03
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Dallas Finn Slide Collection of Meiji Architecture,FSA.A2010.03. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Dallas Finn, 2010.
Identifier:
FSA.A2010.03
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2010-03
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Japanese album of photographs

Collector:
Ridout, Elizabeth  Search this
Collection Collector:
Ridout, Elizabeth  Search this
Extent:
1 Album (Accordion album with 24 albumen photographic prints)
Type:
Archival materials
Albums
Photographs
Photograph albums
Photographic prints
Hand coloring
Place:
Japan
Kobe-shi (Japan)
Nagasaki (Japan)
Yokohama-shi (Japan)
Nikko (Japan)
Scope and Contents:
A small cloth covered accordion album with brocade covers with 24 tipped in hand-tinted albumen photographs, ca. 1880s. One side of the album shows studio constructs and portraits of Japanese women, either alone or in groups posed in daily activities. The other side shows picturesque scenes of Japan, including Yokohama, Nikko, Kobe, Nagasaki and Mt. Fuji. Photographs are uncaptioned.
長崎 日光 神戸 横浜
Local Numbers:
FSA A2010.01 1
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Photography of women  Search this
Streets -- Japan  Search this
Temples -- Japan  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Photograph albums
Photographic prints
Hand coloring
Collection Citation:
Elizabeth Ridout Collection, FSA.A2010.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Elizabeth Ridout, 2010.
Identifier:
FSA.A2010.01, Series FSA A2010.01 1
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Elizabeth Ridout Collection
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Japanese postcards

Collector:
Ridout, Elizabeth  Search this
Collection Collector:
Ridout, Elizabeth  Search this
Extent:
24 Postcards (some hand-tinted 24 postcards, some hand-tinted)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Hand coloring
Place:
Japan
Nikko (Japan)
Scope and Contents:
Twenty four late 19th - early 20th century commercial postcards of Japan, hand-tinted. Scenes include public parks, picturesque rural scenes and temples. Includes two postcards comemorating the Naval victory over Russia in 1904. Four of the postcards are mementos from the trans-Pacific voyage of the SS Mongolia, part of the Pacific Mail Steamship Co.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2010.01 2
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Streets -- Japan  Search this
Temples -- Japan  Search this
Travel  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Hand coloring
Collection Citation:
Elizabeth Ridout Collection, FSA.A2010.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Elizabeth Ridout, 2010.
Identifier:
FSA.A2010.01, Series FSA A2010.01 2
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Elizabeth Ridout Collection
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Mughal Garden Project Drawings and Photographs

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Extent:
5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Photographs
Place:
Lahore (Pakistan)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
These materials are related to the joint research project with the Smithsonian and the Pakistan Department of Archaeology entited, "Garden, City, and Empire: The Historical Geography of Mughal Lahore." This project explored the spatial layout of garden sites and their geographic relationships with teh broader urban context. There are various draft map and diagrams. There is also a watercolor painting.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.03
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Photographs
Citation:
Mughal Garden Project Drawings and Photographs. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Identifier:
FSA.A.03
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a-03
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