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The frontier lands of the Christian and the Turk comprising travels in the regions of the lower Danube, in 1850 and 1851 by a British resident of twenty years in the East

Title:
Travels in the regions of the lower Danube DSI
Danubian principalities, the frontier lands of the Christian and the Turk, in two volumes
Author:
Skene, James Henry  Search this
Former owner:
United States Department of State Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 volume, [2] leaves of plates (1 folded) illustrations, map 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Balkan Peninsula
Moldavia
Romania
Wallachia
Date:
1853
19th century
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DR14 .S54 1853
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_955422

Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels

Creator:
Webb, Robert Watkins, 1906-1998  Search this
Names:
Webb, Elizabeth N. (possible photographer)  Search this
Extent:
53 Slides (53 black and white copy slides)
20 color slides (circa)
1,500 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (some in photo albums))
1,000 Items (circa 1000 copy color prints (made from slides))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Prints
Photographs
Place:
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Singapore -- Description and Travel
Serbia -- description and travel
Scotland -- description and travel
Russia -- Description and Travel
Sri Lanka -- Description and Travel
Spain -- description and travel
South Africa -- Description and Travel
Chile -- description and travel
Somalia -- description and travel
Palestine -- description and travel
Peru -- Description and Travel
Nepal -- Description and Travel
Norway -- description and travel
Egypt -- description and travel
Portugal -- description and travel
Romania -- description and travel
Philippines -- Description and Travel
Poland -- description and travel
Kenya -- Description and Travel
Israel -- Description and Travel
China -- Description and Travel
Morocco -- description and travel
Mozambique -- description and travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Montenegro -- description and travel
Croatia -- description and travel
Denmark -- description and travel
Czech Republic -- Description and Travel
Burma -- Description and Travel
Bulgaria -- description and travel
Canada -- Description and Travel
Austria -- description and travel
Brazil -- Description and Travel
Borneo -- description and travel
England -- description and travel
France -- description and travel
Ecuador -- Description and Travel
Holland -- Description and Travel
Guatemala -- Description and Travel
Greece -- description and travel
Germany -- description and travel
Ireland -- description and travel
Iran -- Description and Travel
Italy -- description and travel
Hungary -- description and travel
United States -- description and travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Taiwan -- description and travel
Switzerland -- description and travel
Yugoslavia -- description and travel
Yucatan -- Description and Travel
Date:
1938-1996
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Robert and Elizabeth Webb in numerous locations across the world, including Asia (China, Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Borneo, Singapore, Thailand, Burma, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and Russia); the Balkans (Czech Republic, Croatia, Yugoslavia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, and Poland); Europe (Spain, England, France, Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Holland, Norway, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, and Portugal); the Middle East (Egypt, Iran, Israel, and Palestine); Africa (Kenya, Morocco, Somalia, Mozambique, and South Africa); South America (Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Yucatan, and Guatemala); and North America (Canada, Florida, Washington state, Alaska, Hawaii, California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah). The photographs largely document architecture and art, including historical sites, though there are additional images of parades, transportation, cities, villages, markets, waterways, and people.

Commercial slides in the collection are by Swiss-Foto, E. Djupdraet, Herz-Color-Dias, Hong Kong Color Slide Service, SK Slide Co., Lehnert & Landrock, Douglas Whiteside, Vacation Films, Arctic Circle Enterprise, HI-FI Color Slides, Pana-Vue Slides, CP Inc., Jordan's Colour Lab, Hawaii Chrome, Syon House, John Decopoulos, La Goelette, and Zerkowitz. Notes by Robert Webb and original photograph albums are also available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
Robert Watkins Webb (1906-1998) graduated from Southern Methodist University and received his medical degree from Tulane University in 1933. Before starting his psychiatry practice in Dallas, Webb traveled around the world, returning on the SS Normandie to New York (1938). An amateur photographer, Webb documented this and subsequent foreign trips, later submitting some of his photographs to the Dallas Museum of Art. He served four years in the Army during World War II,stationed primarily in Port Moresby, New Guinea. He later became chief psychiatrist of the Veterans Administration clinic in Washington, DC, from 1946-1950. In 1952, he married Elizabeth Nutting, a psychiatric social worker, while cruising the Mediterranean.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 98-9
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University holds Robert W. Webb photographs.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 98-9, Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-9
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-98-9

Montenegro’s Bay of Kotor

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 30 Apr 2010 03:00:00 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_893eb799c46a6d190c6cd9d6f4382a6a

Traveling to the Danube? Here's What You Should Read, Watch and Download

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 10 May 2016 10:30:00 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_a5cd0fe0a0199cff4f6cef01391cbc48

The Deadly Dilemma Facing Romania's Brown Bears

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_d7478702db6ec792d3a2fee843cee86e

Nikola Tesla's Struggle to Remain Relevant

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:07:38 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_e5e793e81d08d0a06d5574bab89c12e2

Constantinople and the scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor, illustrated. In a series of drawings from nature by Thomas Allom. With an historical account of Constantinople, and descriptions of the plates, by the Rev. Robert Walsh

Title:
Fisher's illustrations of Constantinople and its environs
Author:
Allom, Thomas 1804-1872  Search this
Walsh, R (Robert) 1772-1852  Search this
Ill:
Hervé, Francis  Search this
Leitch, William Leighton 1804-1883  Search this
Smyth, Coke  Search this
Engraver:
Adlard, Henry  Search this
Barber, Thomas fl. 1818-1846  Search this
Bentley, Joseph Clayton 1809-1851  Search this
Capone, W. H.  Search this
Cousen, John 1804-1880  Search this
Cartographer:
Findlay, A (Alexander) 1790-1870  Search this
Former owner:
Hewitt, Sarah 1859-1930 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 v., [96] leaves of plates. fronts., illus., 2 maps 28 cm
Type:
Books
Pictorial works
Place:
Balkan Peninsula
Istanbul (Turkey)
Turkey
Date:
1838
[1838]
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DR427 .A55 1838
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_755021

Silent sunflowers : a Balkan memoir : two American artists and their search for vanishing folk art / Dixie Parker-Fairbanks

Author:
Parker-Fairbanks, Dixie  Search this
Fairbanks, Richard 1929-1989  Search this
Subject:
Fairbanks, Richard 1929-1989 Travel  Search this
Parker-Fairbanks, Dixie Travel  Search this
Fairbanks, Richard 1929-1989 Travel  Search this
Parker-Fairbanks, Dixie Travel  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 249 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Europe, Central
Balkan Peninsula
Date:
2000
C2000
Topic:
Folk art  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
NK4210.F355 A2 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_614278

Austria-Hungary, with excursions to Cetinje, Belgrade, and Bucharest; handbook for travellers by Karl Baedeker, with 71 maps, 77 plans, and 2 panoramas

Author:
Karl Baedeker (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, [16]-602 p. front. illus., maps. 16 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Austria
Hungary
Balkan Peninsula
Date:
1911
Topic:
Guidebooks  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DB16.B15 1911
508.2B13A93
DB16.B15 1911
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_210111

Round about the Carpathians, by Andrew F. Crosse ..

Author:
Crosse, Andrew F  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 375 p. fold. map. 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Transylvania (Romania)
Carpathian Mountains
Date:
1878
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DB726.C95X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_210994

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