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Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of Indian miniatures from Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna, London

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
2 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
India
South Asia
Date:
October 1907
Scope and Contents:
The purchase included South Asian and HImalayan paintings, drawings, calligraphy and album folios.
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1907.09.11
General:
Freer collection numbers: F1907.186; F1907.187; F1907.188; F1907.189; F1907.190; F1907.191; F1907.192; F1907.193; F1907.194; F1907.195; F1907.196; F1907.197; F1907.198; F1907.199; F1907.200; F1907.201; F1907.202; F1907.203; F1907.204; F1907.205; F1907.206; F1907.207; F1907.208; F1907.209; F1907.210; F1907.211; F1907.212; F1907.213; F1907.214; F1907.215; F1907.216; F1907.217; F1907.218; F1907.219; F1907.220; F1907.221; F1907.222; F1907.223; F1907.224; F1907.225; F1907.226; F1907.227; F1907.228; F1907.229; F1907.230; F1907.231; F1907.232; F1907.233; F1907.234; F1907.235; F1907.236; F1907.237; F1907.238; F1907.239; F1907.240; F1907.241; F1907.242; F1907.243; F1907.244; F1907.245; F1907.246; F1907.247; F1907.248; F1907.249; F1907.250; F1907.251; F1907.252; F1907.253; F1907.254; F1907.255; F1907.256; F1907.257; F1907.258; F1907.259; F1907.260; F1907.261; F1907.262; F1907.263; F1907.264; F1907.265; F1907.266; F1907.267; F1907.268; F1907.269; F1907.270; F1907.271.1-172; F1907.271.173-346; F1907.272; F1907.274; F1907.275; F1907.276a-ff; F1907.277; F1907.278; F1907.279; F1907.581; F1907.582; F1907.583; F1907.584; F1907.585; F1907.586; F1907.587; F1907.588; F1907.589; F1907.590; F1907.591; F1907.592; F1907.593; F1907.594; F1907.595; F1907.596; F1907.597; F1907.598; F1907.599; F1907.600; F1907.601; F1907.602; F1907.603; F1907.604; F1907.605; F1907.606; F1907.607; F1907.608; F1907.609; F1907.610; F1907.611; F1907.612; F1907.613; F1907.614; F1907.615; F1907.616; F1907.617; F1907.618; F1907.619; F1907.620; F1907.621; F1907.622; F1907.623; F1907.624; F1907.625; F1907.626; F1907.627; F1907.628; F1907.792; F1907.793
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, South Asian  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vouchers
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 06.5.2.1907.09.11
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 6: Financial Materials / 6.5: Vouchers / 6.5.2: Financial materials - Vouchers - Art vouchers / 1906-1907
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc38a9d8ec5-a241-4c62-b1da-73cee1f64f53
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3224
Online Media:

Dealer Files

Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
circa 1994-2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting relations between the curators for south and southeast Asia and dealers and collectors during the tenure of Vidya Dehejia, 1994-2002, and Debra Diamond, 2001- . Materials include correspondence, brochures, images, clippings, and related materials.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2019; Transferring office; 2/6/2015 memorandum, Wright to Farhad/Stein/Amrod; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art, Southeast Asian  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-140, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art, Dealer Files
Identifier:
Accession 15-140
See more items in:
Dealer Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-140

Exhibition Records

Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Date:
circa 1989-1990, 1994-1995, 2000-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Debra Diamond, Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art, 2000- , documenting the development of exhibitions. Documented exhibitions include "Muraqqa': Imperial Mughal Albums from the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin;" "Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure;" "Tibetan Healing Mandala for Healing and Protection in the Aftermath of September 11th;" "Word Play: Contemporary Art by Xu Bing;" "Sensuous and the Sacred: Chola Bronzes from South India;" "Cai Guo-Qiang: 'Traveler: Reflection,'" "Dar al-Islam: Art, Life, and Cultures of the Islamic World" (cancelled); "Facing East: Portraits from Asia;" "Devi by Ravinder Reddy;" "Perspectives: Simryn Gill;" "Changing Tastes in 18th-20th Century Indian Art;" "Noble Path: Buddhist Art of Southeast Asia and Tibet;" "East of Eden: Gardens in Asian Art;" "Adventures of Hamza;" "Perspectives: Mei-ling Hom;" "Auto-Focus: Raghubir Singh's Way Into India;" "Perspectives: Do-Ho Suh;" "Kenro Izu: Sacred Sites Along the Silk Road;" and "Hiroshi Sugimoto: History of History." A small amount of records also document administrative activities. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, checklists, label copy, floor plans, architectural drawings, loan information, research files, brochures, educational programming materials, clippings, press releases, images, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Some materials were created by previous curators.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 10/18/2001 memorandum, Alers to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art, Southeast Asian  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-383, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 12-383
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa12-383

Exhibition Records

Extent:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Place:
Himalaya Mountains
Date:
1989-1990, 1995-1996, 1998-1999, 2003-2004
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the development of exhibitions related to south and southeast Asian art. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Devi: The Great Goddess;" "Buddha's Art of Healing;" "Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure;" "Noble Path: Buddhist Art of Southeast Asia and Tibet;" and "Puja: Expressions of Hindu Devotion." Records in this accession also document the preparation of a bibliography of crafts and folk arts of India and a proposal for an exhibition of Indian shrines. Materials include exhibition proposals, correspondence, memoranda, notes, floor plans, label text, background materials, object images, object lists, and related materials.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 10/18/2001 memorandum, Alers to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art, Southeast Asian  Search this
Art and religion  Search this
Buddhism and art  Search this
Folk art -- India  Search this
Shrines  Search this
Hinduism  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-100, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 09-100
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-100

Exhibition Records

Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1989-1999
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the planning and execution of two exhibitions by Vidya Dehejia, Curator, South and Southeast Asian Art. The exhibits are "Ancient Cities Along the Indus River" (1995) and "Devi: The Great Goddess" (1999).

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, label copy, object lists, planning materials, fund raising and financial records, proposals, photographs, slides, scripts, budgets, and related material.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art, Southeast Asian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-018, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 02-018
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa02-018

Exhibition Records

Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Video recordings
Date:
1990-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting exhibition planning and production. Materials include proposals, scripts, budgets, correspondence, checklists, images of objects, and floor plans.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2017; Transferring office; 9/23/2003 memo, Wright to Savini; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art, Southeast Asian  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-150, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Chief Curator, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 03-150
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa03-150

Correspondence

Extent:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1998-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting professional correspondence and public inquiries. Materials include incoming professional correspondence and public inquiries and responses.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art, Southeast Asian  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-151, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Chief Curator, Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 03-151
See more items in:
Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa03-151

Curatorial Records

Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1992-1993
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the curatorial and research activities of Carol Radcliffe Bolon, Assistant Curator for South and Southeast Asian Art. Materials include photographs, xerographic copies, correspondence, memoranda, and writings.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art, Southeast Asian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-026, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 02-026
See more items in:
Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa02-026

Agency history, 1984-

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Subject:
Diamond, Debra  Search this
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Dehejia, Vidya  Search this
Bolon, Carol R  Search this
Stein, Emma Natalya  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Associate Director  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Chief Curator  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Assistant Director, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1984
1984-
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art, Southeast Asian  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00327
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228404

Exhibition Records, 1990-2001

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Chief Curator  Search this
Subject:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Physical description:
4 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Video recordings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Date:
1990
1990-2001
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Southeast Asian  Search this
Art, South Asian  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01137
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1990-2001 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Chief Curator]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_245922

Exhibition Records, 1989-2010

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Subject:
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Physical description:
8 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Floor plans
Color transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Electronic records
Compact discs
Brochures
Architectural drawings
Color negatives
Date:
1989
1989-2010
Topic:
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art, Southeast Asian  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01037
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1989-2010 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228045

A place called home : a contemporary art show with artists from the South Asian diaspora / curated by Zayd Minty ; Bani Abidi ... [et al.]

Author:
Minty, Zayd 1966-  Search this
South African National Gallery  Search this
Natal Society of Art  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. : col. ill. ; 15 x 21cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Pictorial works
Place:
South Africa
Date:
2004
21st century
Topic:
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art and race  Search this
Art, South African  Search this
South Asians  Search this
Race relations  Search this
In art  Search this
Call number:
N7300 .P53 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_747837

South Asian archaeology and art 2014 papers presented at the twenty-second International Conference of the European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art held at the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities/National Museums of World Culture, Stockholm, Sweden, 30th of June to 4th of July 2014 edited by Eva Myrdal

Issuing body:
European Association of South Asian Archaeologists International Conference (22nd : 2014 : Stockholm, Sweden)  Search this
Editor:
Myrdal-Runebjer, Eva  Search this
Host institution:
Östasiatiska museet  Search this
Statens museer för världskultur (Sweden)  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 352 pages illustrations, maps 29 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
South Asia
Asia, Central
Central Asia
Date:
2020
Topic:
Art, South Asian  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Material culture  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1118289

South, South-East Asian, Indonesian sculpture and works of art, tribal art : [auction] Christie's Amsterdam B.V., 11 December 1986

Author:
Christie's Amsterdam B.V  Search this
Physical description:
60 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Catalogs
Place:
South Asia
Date:
1986
[1986]
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art, Primitive  Search this
Call number:
N7300 .S72 1986
N7300.S72 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_333255

Water histories of South Asia : the materiality of liquescence / edited by Sugata Ray and Venugopal Maddipati

Editor:
Ray, Sugata  Search this
Venugopal, Maddipati  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 315 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
South Asia
Date:
2019
Topic:
Water and civilization--History  Search this
Water--Social aspects--History  Search this
Bodies of water--Social aspects--History  Search this
Material culture--History  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects--History  Search this
Water in art--History  Search this
Art, South Asian--History  Search this
Architecture--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Environmental conditions  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110565

Arts of South Asia : cultures of collecting / edited by Allysa B. Peyton & Katharine Anne Paul

Editor:
Peyton, Allysa B.  Search this
Paul, Katherine Anne  Search this
Physical description:
288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
South Asia
Date:
2019
Topic:
Arts, South Asian--History  Search this
Art, Asian--Collectors and collecting--History  Search this
Art--History  Search this
Art museums--Collection management  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1111482

Monsoon feelings : a history of emotions in the rain / edited by Imke Rajamani, Margrit Pernau and Katherine Butler Schofield

Editor:
Rajamani, Imke  Search this
Pernau, Margrit  Search this
Schofield, Katherine Butler  Search this
Physical description:
479 pages : illustrations (all color) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
South Asia
Date:
2018
Topic:
Arts, South Asian--Themes, motives  Search this
Rain and rainfall--Social aspects  Search this
Emotions in art  Search this
Seasons in art  Search this
Rain and rainfall in literature  Search this
South Asian literature--History and criticism  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Call number:
NX575.8 M66 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102064

ABIA South and Southeast Asian art and archaeology index

Title:
Annual bibliography of Indian archaeology South and Southeast Asian art and archaeology index
South and Southeast Asian art and archaeology index
ABIA index
Author:
International Institute for Asian Studies  Search this
University of Kelaniya Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology  Search this
SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts (Bangkok, Thailand)  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 23 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Periodicals
Place:
South Asia
Southeast Asia
Date:
1999
1999-
Topic:
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art, Indic  Search this
Art, Southeast Asian  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_841532

The Rama epic : hero, heroine, ally, foe / edited by Forrest McGill ; Introduction, Pika Ghosh ; Essays, Robert P. Goldman, Sally J. Sutherland Goldman, Philip Lutgendorf, Forrest McGill ; Entries, Qamar Adamjee, Jeffrey Durham, Pika Ghosh, Forrest McGill, Natasha Reichle

Editor:
McGill, Forrest 1947-  Search this
Writer of introduction:
Ghosh, Pika 1969-  Search this
Author:
Goldman, Robert P. 1942-  Search this
Sutherland Goldman, Sally J  Search this
Lutgendorf, Philip  Search this
Host institution:
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco  Search this
Subject:
Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 266 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Type:
Art
Illustrations
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Illustrated works
Date:
2016
Topic:
Rāma (Hindu deity)  Search this
Arts, South Asian--Themes, motives  Search this
Arts, Southeast Asian--Themes, motives  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1074508

Subcontingent : the Indian subcontinent in contemporary art = il subcontinente indiano nell'arte contemporanea / curated by Ilaria Bonacossa and Francesco Manacorda ; [edited by Maria Grazia Luparia and Gail Swerling]

Title:
Subcontingent : il subcontinente indiano nell'arte contemporanea
Author:
Bonacossa, Ilaria  Search this
Manacorda, Francesco  Search this
Grazia Luparia, Maria  Search this
Swerling, Gail  Search this
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l'arte  Search this
Physical description:
205 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2006
20th century
Topic:
Art, South Asian  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N7300 .S83 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_811004

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