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Gladys Gilbert photograph and postcard collection from India and Nepal

Collector:
Gilbert, Gladys  Search this
Photographer:
Bourne & Shepherd  Search this
Dawkes & Partridge  Search this
G.W. Lawrie and Co  Search this
Herzog & Higgins  Search this
Johnston & Hoffman  Search this
London Stereoscopic Company  Search this
Matzene Studio  Search this
Moorli Dhur & Sons  Search this
S. Mahadeo & Son  Search this
Manicum, S. M.  Search this
Paar, Th. (Thomas) (Darjeeling)  Search this
Publisher:
D. Macropolo & Co.  Search this
Raphael Tuck & Sons  Search this
Rotary Photo  Search this
Thacker, Spink & Co.  Search this
W. Newman & Co.  Search this
Wiele & Klein  Search this
Names:
Rāṇā dynasty  Search this
George V, King of Great Britain, 1865-1936  Search this
Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964  Search this
Extent:
2 Mounted prints (2 mounted prints that have been painted)
131 Postcards (collotype (including tinted), halftone, color halftone, and photogravure)
1,580 Prints (circa 1580 mounted and unmounted prints, silver gelatin and albumen (including cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards))
200 Postcards (circa 200 photographic postcards)
24 Prints (Album :, collotype)
Culture:
British  Search this
East Indians  Search this
Nepalese  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Postcards
Prints
Place:
Nepal
Great Britain
India
Date:
circa 1870-1950
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs in albums acquired or compiled by Gladys Gilbert depicting Indian and Nepalese people, as well as prominent Europeans. Most of the photographs are portraits, including the Rana family, who ruled as prime ministers of Nepal, kings of Nepal, the Maharajah of Jaipur, and men in military uniform, as well as members of the British royalty and the 1911 royal tour of King George V and Queen Mary. In addition, there are images of hunting, military parades, architecture and temples, and religious and civic ceremonies. A set of photographs show Katmadu and Bhaktipur during the 1920s, and a few photographs depict Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru, Louis Mountbattan, and the Indian cabinet shortly after independence. Another set shows Nehru visiting Ladakh.

One album bears the stamp of the library of "H. H. the Maharaja," 1933. Most of the portraits were made by Herzog & Higgins, Johnston & Hoffmann, and Bourne & Shepherd. There is also a large series of photographs published by W. Newman & Co.
Biographical/Historical note:
Gladys Gilbert (ca. 1946-1989) was a public health specialist in the Peace Corps and the United States Agency for International Development (AID). She received a masters degree in public health from the University of Pittsburgh. Shortly thereafter, she volunteered with the Peace Corps (1968-1970), where she worked as a health nutrition teacher trainer in Usilampatti, Tamil Nadu. After a short stint with the World Bank, Gilbert joined AID in the late 1970s, ultimately serving in India, Nepal, Somalia, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Somalia and Sudan. Gilbert was killed in the 1989 plane crash which also killed Texas Congressman George "Mickey" Leland. At the time of her death, she was AID's special projects officer in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 91-27
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photograhs by Bourne & Shepherd held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 82-44, Photo Lot 97, and Photo Lot 161.
Additional photographs by Johnston & Hoffmann held in the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives in the Milton S. Eisenhower Library South Asian Architecture Photograph Collection (A1989.1).
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Parades  Search this
Armed Forces  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 91-27, Gladys Gilbert photograph and postcard collection from India and Nepal, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-27
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a26f015a-0a78-43c2-b28f-feddc88e0c38
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-91-27

Joe T. Marshall photograph collection relating to Philippine peoples and scenes

Collector:
Marshall, Joe T. (Joe Truesdell), 1918-  Search this
Publisher:
Philippines. Bureau of Science  Search this
Photographer:
Paar, Th. (Thomas) (Darjeeling)  Search this
Extent:
104 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Tibetans  Search this
Chinese  Search this
Subanun  Search this
East Indians  Search this
Kalinga (Philippine people)  Search this
Philippine Negritos  Search this
Ifugao (Philippine people)  Search this
Filipinos  Search this
Bontoks (Philippine people)  Search this
Igorot (Philippine people)  Search this
Bagobo (Philippine people)  Search this
Isneg (Philippine people)  Search this
Ilongot (Philippine people)  Search this
Tagalog (Philippine people)  Search this
Tinguian (Philippine people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Philippines
India
Tibet (China)
China
Date:
circa 1890-1912
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs, most of which were made by the Philippines Bureau of Science, documenting people, dwellings, daily activities, scenery, monuments, and transportation. There are also some images of Filipinos after a volcanic eruption. Philippine peoples depicted include Tingian, Tagalog, Igorot, Bontok, Ifugao, Ilongot, Mandaya (Isneg), Bagobo, Kalinga, Philippine Negrito, Subananun, and Filipino peoples.

The collection also includes photographs made in India, China, and Tibet. Most of the Indian and Tibetan photographs are by Th. Paar of Darjeeling.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-18
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Bureau of Science photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 81-58B.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Transportation  Search this
Plants  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 87-18, Joe T. Marshall photograph collection relating to Philippine peoples and scenes, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-18
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3023d27a5-c664-4e0b-837f-c4f6588944a0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-18

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