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Emma A. Koch photograph collection of India, South Asia, and Australia

Collector:
Koch, Emma Augusta, 1847-1932  Search this
Names:
Bourne & Shepherd  Search this
Scowen & Co.  Search this
Shepherd & Robertson  Search this
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912  Search this
Shepherd, Charles  Search this
Extent:
165 mounted prints (circa 165 mounted prints, albumen)
Culture:
Pushtuns  Search this
East Indians  Search this
Burmese  Search this
Andamanese (Indic people)  Search this
Assamese  Search this
Fakirs  Search this
Pakistanis  Search this
Sinhalese (Sri Lankan people)  Search this
Kashmiri (South Asian people)  Search this
Bengali (South Asian people)  Search this
Tibetans  Search this
Nepalese  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Photographs
Place:
Australia
India
Afghanistan
Assam (India)
Bengal (India)
Rajasthan (India)
Tibet (China)
Nepal
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Burma
Andaman Islands (India)
Jammu and Kashmir (India)
Date:
circa 1862-1885
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs collected by Emma A. Koch documenting the people and natural and built environments of India, South Asia, and Australia. The collection largely consists of images of East Indian peoples, structures, scenery, and activities, including tea making and entertainment; areas of India most commonly depicted are Assam, Bengal, and the Andaman Islands. Additional photographs portray people, architecture, and scenery in Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Tibet, and Australia. Most of the photographs were likely taken by Samuel Bourne and Charles Shepherd (Bourne & Shepherd), with some made by Scowen & Co., Shepherd & Robertson, Benjamin F. Simpson, Reynolds, and Ganey.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 161, USNM ACC 40922
Location of Other Archival Materials:
This collection has been relocated from Photo Lot 79-38.
Photographs in the Koch Collection (accession 40922), previously filed in Photo Lot 97 and Photo Lot 8, have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 161. These photographs were also collected and donated by Koch in 1903 and form part of this collection.
Additional photograhs by Bourne & Shepherd can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 82-44, Photo Lot 91-27, and Photo Lot 97.
Additional photographs by Shepherd & Robertson can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 8.
The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives hold additional photographs by Benjamin Simpson, Samuel Bourne, Bourne & Shepherd, Scowen & Co., and Shepherd & Robertson.
Material found in Gus Van Beek's office can also be found in the National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 79-34.
Koch also donated an album of dried flowers to the Department of Anthropology as part of accession 40922.
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Emma A. Koch photograph collection of India, South Asia, and Australia, circa 1862-1885
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Architecture -- India  Search this
Tea trade  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 161, Emma A. Koch photograph collection of India, South Asia, and Australia, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.161
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-161

Charles W. Brashares photographs of India, Africa, Portugal, Japan, South America, and Palestine

Creator:
Brashares, Charles W., 1891-1982  Search this
Extent:
281 color slides
21 lantern slides
Culture:
Palestinian Arabs  Search this
Liberians  Search this
Nigerians  Search this
Lokele (African people)  Search this
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Bolivians  Search this
Peruvians  Search this
Ghanaians  Search this
East Indians  Search this
Bengali (South Asian people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Lantern slides
Photographs
Place:
South Africa
Liberia
Portugal
Ghana
Nigeria
Palestine
India
Peru
Bolivia
Date:
1923-1924, 1945-1954
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Charles W. Brashares in India (1948-1949), Portugal, Africa (including Liberia, Nigeria, Ghana, and South Africa, 1945), Japan (1948) Bolivia (1951), and Peru (1951) documenting the people, ceremonies, architecture, and scenery of each location. The collection also includes lantern slides depicting Palestinian people, architecture, and cities (including Jerusalem), made in 1923-1924.
Biographical/Historical note:
Charles W. Brashares (1891-1982) was ordained by the Methodist Episcopal Church and served as a pastor in Massachusetts, Maine, Ohio, and Michigan from 1917 to 1944. He was bishop of the Des Moines area from 1944 to 1952 and bishop of Chicago area from 1952 to his death.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 99-1
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan holds the Charles W. Brashares papers, 1912-1972.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Weddings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 99-1, Charles W. Brashares photographs of India, Africa, Portugal, Japan, South America, and Palestine, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-1
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-99-1

Frank Frick photograph collection of India

Collector:
Frick, Frank, 1828-  Search this
Names:
Magyar Állami Operaház  Search this
Publisher:
Stengel & Markert  Search this
Photographer:
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912  Search this
Calderoni Es Tarsa  Search this
Deen Dayal, Raja, 1844-1905  Search this
Extent:
150 Prints (albumen)
1 Print (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Bengali (South Asian people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Photograph albums
Place:
Lucknow (India)
Sānchi (India)
Budapest (Hungary)
Darjeeling (India : District)
Agra (India)
India
Ellora Caves (India)
Abu (India)
Udaipur (India : District)
Fatehpur Sikri (India)
Kanpur (India)
Āmer (India)
Chittaurgarh (India)
Elephanta Island (India)
Jaipur (India)
Ajanta Caves (India)
Hyderabad (India : District)
Delhi (India)
Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)
Date:
circa 1896-1897
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs in albums made by Frank Frick documenting architecture, people, agriculture, and scenery in India. Photographs are annotated with descriptions and dates that apparently relate to Frickʹs visits. Some photographs were made by Raja Deen Dayal (also known as Lala Deen Dayal) and Samuel Bourne. The collection also includes one loose photograph of the Budapest Opera House, published by Stengel & Markert in Dresden and possibly photographed by the Calderoni Es Tarsa studio.
Biographical/Historical note:
The collector has not been identified wth certainty, but he was probably Frank Frick (1828-1910), a merchant from Baltimore, Maryland. Frick was a patron of the arts who, during the last years of his life, traveled in Asia, Africa, and Europe.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 82-44
General note:
Information on photographers taken from Clark Worswick, a curator and historian of photography.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by Raja Deen Dayal can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 97.
Addititional photographs of India by Samuel Bourne can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 97 and Photo Lot 161.
Additional photographs of India by Bourne can be found in the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives in A2006.02, 1998.07, A2001.5, A1999.8, and A2002.09.
Records of Frank Frick's patronage of the arts in Baltimore can be found in the Archives of American Art in the Peabody Gallery of Art records.
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Frank Frick photograph collection of India circa 1896-1897
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Photograph albums
Citation:
Photo lot 82-44, Frank Frick photograph collection of India, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-44
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-82-44

Kalighat drawings : from the Basant Kumar Birla collection, formerly Ajit Ghosh collection / Introd. and notes by W. G. Archer

Author:
Birla, Basant Kumar 1921-  Search this
Archer, W. G (William George) 1907-1979  Search this
Ghose, Ajit  Search this
Subject:
Kālī (Hindu deity)  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (chiefly illus.) 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1962
[1962]
Topic:
Drawing, Bengali  Search this
Drawing--Private collections  Search this
Śaivism  Search this
Call number:
741.9 .K16
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_863923

Sea Shell Horn (Shankha) Or (Shunk)

Collector:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Donor Name:
Accession Number Unknown  Search this
Unknown - Object:
9.5 cm
10.8 cm
16.5 cm
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Object Type:
Horn
Place:
Bengal, India, Asia
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
000000
USNM Number:
E54075-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c2a6be82-ed42-4dc9-bc78-77062dc031c3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8468308

Stringed Musical Instrument "Sauktika Vina" or "Showkrika"

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Object Type:
Stringed Instrument
Place:
Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal, India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92686-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38bb7a84b-2820-4bd0-b02c-4ff6ae663044
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487268

Musical Instrument:"Rubeb"

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Sanscrit  Search this
Object Type:
Stringed Instrument
Place:
Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal, India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92691-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b9150e93-c9dc-445c-b08d-af81cb478af8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487274

Musical Instrument: "Sharadiga Vina," Sarode Or "Saradi Ya Vin

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Sanscrit  Search this
Object Type:
Stringed Instrument
Place:
Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal, India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92692-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38b6ffd51-7a55-4dbd-a871-3a9714877176
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487275

Dulcimer, Kattyayana Vina, Kanoon Or Shatatautri Vina

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Object Type:
Dulcimer
Place:
Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal, India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92693-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/316496499-c0a5-4b00-b8e1-8deeb1f6207d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487276

Fiddle "Alabu Sarangi" and Bow

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Object Type:
Fiddle / Fiddle Bow
Place:
Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal, India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92695-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32856b053-7549-4aa5-a588-efb7620517d1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487279

Fiddle And Bow

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Object Type:
Fiddle / Fiddle Bow
Place:
Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal, India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92703-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bdff1b73-c02c-4654-b715-a94c603d64d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487291

Fiddle And Bow (Chikara)

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Object Type:
Fiddle / Fiddle Bow
Place:
Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal, India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92704-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/387fd57f6-b792-40b3-8023-2f3cf6ddc29a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487292

Stringed Instrument "Ektara"

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Object Type:
Stringed Instrument
Place:
Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal, India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92705-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/319e14d1b-72eb-4a93-b462-a7c85ba2d639
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487293

Musical Instrument: "Gopi-Jantra" Or "Toontoonee"

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Sanscrit  Search this
Object Type:
Musical Instrument
Place:
Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal, India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92706-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37ce518a7-ef6f-4cb3-8723-92bea273f234
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487294

Musical Instrument: Indian Horn

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Sanscrit  Search this
Object Type:
Horn
Place:
India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92709-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cfe4c348-5d32-45d6-98f2-10a048770555
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487297

Musical Instrument: Ancient Hindu War Horn

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Sanscrit  Search this
Object Type:
Horn
Place:
India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92712-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c1505c1a-ed29-45e1-b662-6772e315c42a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487301
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Musical Instrument:Hand Bell

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Sanscrit  Search this
Object Type:
Bell
Place:
India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92722-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30b734278-612b-4c85-8519-904302016b26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487312

Kettle Drum "Banya"

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Object Type:
Drum
Place:
India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92726-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/332b026a2-8927-402d-b41c-fb82112f3b8c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487316

Mortar Shaped Drum Tabla Or "Dahina"

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Sanscrit  Search this
Object Type:
Drum
Place:
India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92727-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bb8f6342-552d-4fc9-84c4-4d9b457a1a5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487317

Musical Instrument: "Tritantri Vina" Or "Setar"

Donor Name:
Rajah Sourindro M. Tagore  Search this
Culture:
Bengali  Search this
Sanscrit  Search this
Object Type:
Stringed Instrument
Place:
Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal, India, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Feb 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
014094
USNM Number:
E92682-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3dd086f87-0691-4ddc-824d-6e040492c93c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8487264

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