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Seherr-Thoss Photographs of Islamic Architecture

Creator:
Seherr-Thoss, Hans Christoph, Graf von, 1918-  Search this
Seherr-Thoss, Sonia P.  Search this
Extent:
4 Linear feet (approximate: 1250 items)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Transparencies
Photographic prints
Place:
Uzbekistan
Iran -- Antiquities
Turkey
Afghanistan
Date:
circa 1960-1968
Summary:
Photographs and negatives of Sonia P. and Hans C. Seherr-Thoss. Mounted and unmounted color slides, transparencies, black and white negatives, mounted prints, contact sheets, and a photograph, circa 1960-1968. The majority of images, taken by Hans C. Seherr-Thoss, appear in their publication, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afghanistan, Iran, and Turkey, published by the, Smithsonian Institution Press, in 1968. Countries depicted are Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
Scope and Contents of the Collection:
Photographs and negatives of Islamic monuments. Photos taken by Hans C. Seherr-Thoss and most appear in his and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss' publication, Design and color in Islamic architecture: Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey.

The mounted slides have been placed in cold storage due to preservation concerns and the transparencies and mounted photos have not yet been processed.
Arrangement note:
This collection is arranged into three series by format: 1. Mounted slides, 2. Transparencies, and 3. Mounted photos. Only the mounted slides have been arranged and remain in their original order.
Biographical/Historical note:
Count Hans Seherr-Thoss was born in Dobrau, Germany in 1912 (New York Times, October 29, 1992.) He later became a United States citizen and served in the United States' Army during World War II. Sonia Phipps Farrell married Seherr-Thoss in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 3, 1948 (The Washington Post, March 2, 1948.) Both had children from previous marriages. Mrs. Seherr-Thoss graduated from Columbia University with majors in economics and sociology. She served as president of the Litchfield (Connecticut) Historical Society and the Oliver Wolcott Library. She received the Paul Harris Fellowship for community service and the Connecticut Association of Schools awarded her the Distinguished Friend of Education Award. In 1968, the Smithsonian Institution Press published, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afganistan, Iran, Turkey. Written by Mrs. Seherr-Thoss, the photographs were taken by Mr. Seherr-Thoss during their travels to the concerned regions. Many of the photographs featured in that publication are included in this collection. Hans C. Seherr-Thoss died on October 28, 1992 and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss died on June 13, 2006.
Biography of Sonia P. and Hans C. Seherr-Thoss:
Count Hans Seherr-Thoss was born in Dobrau, Germany in 1912 (New York Times, October 29, 1992.) He later became a United States citizen and served in the United States' Army during World War II.

Sonia Phipps Farrell married Seherr-Thoss in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 3, 1948 (The Washington Post, March 2, 1948.) Both had children from previous marriages. Mrs. Seherr-Thoss graduated from Columbia University with majors in economics and sociology. She served as president of the Litchfield (Connecticut) Historical Society and the Oliver Wolcott Library. She received the Paul Harris Fellowship for community service and the Connecticut Association of Schools awarded her the Distinguished Friend of Education Award.

In 1968, the Smithsonian Institution Press published, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afganistan, Iran, Turkey. Written by Mrs. Seherr-Thoss, the photographs were taken by Mr. Seherr-Thoss during their travels to the concerned regions. Many of the photographs featured in that publication are included in this collection.

Hans C. Seherr-Thoss died on October 28, 1992 and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss died on June 13, 2006.
Related Materials:
Other collections housed in the archives documenting Islamic monuments include: Ambassador Richard B. Parker Photographs of Islamic Monuments and the Lionel Bier Architectural Drawings.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss, 2001
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Mounted slides are in cold storage; digital surrogates are preferred for access. One week's notice is required prior to access originals.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Middle East  Search this
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Mosques  Search this
Islamic architecture  Search this
Minarets  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Transparencies
Photographic prints
Citation:
Hans C. and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss Photographs of Islamic Architecture. FSA.A2001.15. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss, 2001.
Identifier:
FSA.A2001.15
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3f918f05f-2bcc-4c1e-939a-9fb75631a9bd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2001-15

Lampas fragment depicting two standing figures and flowers on a green ground

Medium:
Satin, opaque watercolor lampas
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.2 x 16.2 cm (9 15/16 x 6 3/8 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Iran
Date:
circa 1590-1600
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
satin stitch  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.489
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye397476e4b-c7e5-41a4-a43d-6fdeab04ff2d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.489
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Textile fragment

Medium:
Satin lampas
Dimensions:
H x W: 50.8 x 38 cm (20 x 14 15/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Iran
Date:
early to mid-18th century
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
peacock  Search this
bee  Search this
butterfly  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
parrot  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.490
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.490

Šahrestānīhā-ī Ērānšahr a Middle Persian text on late antique geography, epic, and history : with English and Persian translations [edited and translated by] Touraj Daryaee

Author:
Daryaee, Touraj 1967-  Search this
Physical description:
90 pages illustrations, maps 23 cm
Type:
Texts
Textes
History
Place:
Iran
Date:
2002
To 640
640-1256
Jusqu'à 651
651-1256
Topic:
Sassanids  Search this
Cities and towns--History  Search this
Pahlavi language  Search this
Sassanides  Search this
Villes--Histoire  Search this
Pehlevi (Langue)  Search this
Cities and towns  Search this
History  Search this
Histoire  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153181

Art in the first cities of Iran and Central Asia

Author:
Benoit, Agnès  Search this
Contributor:
Sarikhani Collection  Search this
Physical description:
280 pages illustrations (some colour), maps, plan 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Catalogues
Place:
Iran
Asia, Central
Asie centrale
Central Asia
Date:
2021
Topic:
Art, Ancient  Search this
Art, Ancient--Private collections  Search this
Art antique  Search this
Art antique--Collections privées  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153183

Iberien zwischen Rom und Iran Beiträge zur Geschichte und Kultur Transkaukasiens in der Antike herausgegeben von Frank Schleicher, Timo Stickler und Udo Hartmann

Editor:
Schleicher, Frank 1978-  Search this
Stickler, Timo  Search this
Hartmann, Udo  Search this
Host institution:
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena  Search this
Physical description:
343 pages, 11 pages of plates illustrations, map, plans 24 cm
Type:
Books
Congresses
Congrès
Congress
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Actes de congrès
Place:
Caucasus, South
Caucasus
Transcaucasie
Caucase
South Caucasus
Date:
2019
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
History  Search this
Histoire  Search this
Antiquités  Search this
Congresses  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153265

The politics of the past the representation of the ancient empires by Iran's modern states Maryam Dezhamkhooy and Leila Papoli-Yazdi ; illustrations by Ali Roustaeeyanfard

Author:
Dezhamkhooy, Maryam  Search this
Papoli-Yazdi, Leila  Search this
Illustrator:
Roustaeeyanfard, Ali  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 147 pages illustrations (some color), color maps 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Iran
Date:
2018
To 640
Jusqu'à 651
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Historiography--Political aspects  Search this
Imperialism--History  Search this
Archaeology and history  Search this
Impérialisme--Histoire  Search this
Archéologie et histoire  Search this
historical archaeology  Search this
Civilization--Historiography  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Imperialism  Search this
Historiography  Search this
Civilisation  Search this
Historiographie  Search this
Antiquités  Search this
Call number:
DS261 .D49 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153267

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); The story of Khusraw and the hermit (the old astrologer greets Khusraw Parviz at the door of his hermitage); reverse: illustration and text, Khusraw Parviz's letter to Caesar of Rome

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 17 x 13.2 cm (6 11/16 x 5 3/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1300-1350
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
ascetic  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Khusraw Parviz  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1945.21.1
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Bahram Chubineh enthroned; verso; Khosrow Parviz going to Rome

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 24.9 x 19.2 cm (9 13/16 x 7 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1300-1350
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Khusraw Parviz  Search this
Bahram Chubina  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1945.21.2
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edanmdm:fsg_F1945.21.2
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); verso: text and illustration: death of the giant Simurgh; recto: text

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 25.2 x 18.7 cm (9 15/16 x 7 3/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
death  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
simurgh  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Isfandiyar  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1945.22.1
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edanmdm:fsg_F1945.22.1

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Bahram Gur learns of his father’s death; verso: The Persians write to Manzer, Bahram Gur travels to Jahrom and talks to Persians

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 25.2 x 18.6 cm (9 15/16 x 7 5/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1300-1350
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
death  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Bahram Gur  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
epic  Search this
Credit Line:
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Accession Number:
F1945.22.2
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); recto: illustration and text: Akvan Div prepares to heave the sleeping Rustam into the sea; verso: text

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 25.4 x 19.2 cm (10 x 7 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Probably Iran
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
sleeping  Search this
Rustam  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
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Accession Number:
F1945.23.1
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: text, Afrasiyab’s dream; verso: text, Garsiwaz takes Afrasiyab's message to Siyavush and Rustam

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 25.2 x 19.3 cm (9 15/16 x 7 5/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1300-1350
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
hero  Search this
Rustam  Search this
Afrasiyab  Search this
Iran  Search this
Siyavush  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
epic  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1945.23.2
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text, Rustam came before Kavus after spying on Sohrab; verso: illustration and text, Sohrab summons Hajir and surveys the Persian camp

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 25 x 18.2 cm (9 13/16 x 7 3/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Probably Iran
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Rustam  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Sohrab  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1945.24.1
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); recto: text, Bahram speaks with his advisors; verso: text, Bahram's sister Gordya advises him

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 25.9 x 19.3 cm (10 3/16 x 7 5/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Bahram Chubina  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Gordye  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1945.24.2
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Siyawush cleaves an onager into equal halves while hunting with Afrasiyab; verso: text, Piran’s Advice to Siyawush

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 25.5 x 19.4 cm (10 1/16 x 7 5/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1300-1350
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
hunting  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Afrasiyab  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Siyavush  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1945.25.1
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: text, Kavus summons Rustam; verso: text, Rostam and Kavus

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 24.6 x 18.9 cm (9 11/16 x 7 7/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1300-1350
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Rustam  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
epic  Search this
Kavus  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1945.25.2
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text, Manija takes Bijan to her chamber in Afrasiyab’s palace, Afrasiyab learns of Bijan's presence; verso: Piran stays the execution of Bijan at the very foot of the gibbet

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 26.4 x 18.4 cm (10 3/8 x 7 1/4 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1300-1350
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
death  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Bijan  Search this
Afrasiyab  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Manija  Search this
Piran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
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Accession Number:
F1945.26.1
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: text, The king of Hamaveran plots against Kavus; verso: text, Afrasiyab renews the war

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 26.4 x 19.1 cm (10 3/8 x 7 1/2 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1300-1350
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Bijan  Search this
Iran  Search this
Piran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
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Accession Number:
F1945.26.2
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Mirror case with portrait of Mumtaz Mahal

Artist:
Abid  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer over wood frame and papier-mache or pasteboard, opaque watercolor, gold and silver foil strips on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 17.8 x 11.8 x 1.7 cm (7 x 4 5/8 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
India or Iran
Date:
portrait by Abid dated 1628; assembled late 17th century
Topic:
portrait  Search this
flower  Search this
wine  Search this
woman  Search this
Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658)  Search this
Iran  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
F2005.4
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