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Ernst Herzfeld Papers

Topic:
Papyrus
Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Verlag Philipp von Zabern  Search this
Anistās Mārī, al-Karmilī, ab, 1866-1947  Search this
Becker, Carl Heinrich, 1876-1933  Search this
Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926  Search this
Berchem, Max van, 1863-1921  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Meyer, Eduard, 1855-1930  Search this
Sarre, Friedrich Paul Theodor, 1865-1945  Search this
Extent:
150 Linear feet (circa 30,000 items)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Blueprints
Journals (accounts)
Photographs
Clippings
Notebooks
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Articles
Paper squeezes
Correspondence
Diaries
Sketches
Rubbings
Place:
Turkey
Mesopotamia
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran
Iraq
Lebanon
Persepolis (Iran)
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Syria
Date:
1903-1947
Summary:
An outstanding scholar in the field of Iranian studies, Ernst Herzfeld (1879--1948) explored all phases of Near Eastern culture from the prehistoric period to Islamic times. This collection documents Herzfeld's excavations at Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Aleppo and includes correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; "squeeze" copies of architectural details; and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
Papers (1899--1962) of German born archaeologist Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879--1948), a preeminent scholar of Near Eastern and Iranian studies. The collection measures 150 linear feet (circa 30,000 items) and documents Herzfeld's work as a pioneer in the field and sheds light on his excavations at Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Aleppo. Formats include correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; "squeeze" copies of architectural details; and photographs.
Arrangement:
This collection is organized into seven series.

Series 1: Travel journals

Series 2: Sketchbooks

Series 3: Notebooks

Series 4: Photographic files 1-42

Series 5: Drawings and maps

Series 6: Squeezes

Series 7: Samarra Expedition
Biographical / Historical:
The Ernst Herzfeld Papers document the career of Ernst Herzfeld (1879--1948), a German architect, archaeologist, and historian of Islamic and Pre-Islamic studies. After training as an architect he studied archaeology under Delitzch from 1903 to 1906 at the excavations at Assur in Mesopotamia. A student of Latin, Greek, Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Hebrew, Herzfeld received a doctorate in Humanistic Studies at universities in Munich and Berlin in 1907. His work with Friedrich Sarre to survey the monuments of the Tigris-Euphrates valleys resulted in landmark studies in architectural history, published in 1911 and 1920.

In 1920 Herzfeld was appointed to the chair of Historical Geography in Berlin and began his excavation at Samarra. Herzfeld's work there led to a six-volume publication. He published widely throughout his life on the sources of Islamic architecture and ornament, including the Royal Palace at Persepolis.

From 1934 until the end of his life Herzfeld spent his time producing many books and articles, lecturing, and working at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton (1936--1945.) Many of his works continue to be published post-humously.

1879 July 23 -- Born in Celle, Germany.

1897 -- Received diploma from Joachimsthaler Gymnasium, Berlin.

1897-circa 1898 -- Fulfilled military service.

circa 1899 -- Studied architecture at the Technical University and Assyriology, art history, and philosophy at the Friedrich-Wilhems Universität in Berlin.

1903 -- Passed exam in structural engineering.

1903-1905 -- Assistant to Walter Andrae (1875-1956) in Assur.

1905-1906 -- Traveled throughout Iran and Iraq.

1907 -- Excavation in Cilicia. Passed oral exam in February. Awarded doctorate in Humanistic Studies by Friedrich-Wilhems Universtät zu Berlin. After receiving Ph.D. traveled extensively in Syria and Iraq with Friedrich Sarre, director of the Islamic Museum in Berlin.

1910 -- Herzfeld and Sarre jointly publish, Iranische Felsreliefs (Berlin, 1910).

1911-1913 -- Field Director under direction of Sarre during expedition to Samarra.

circa 1914 -- Drafted into service in France and Poland during World War I. Sent to Iraq where he functioned as a surveyor.

1916 -- Father died.

1917 -- Appointed associate professor for Historical Geography and Art History of the Ancient Orient at Berlin. Along with Friedrich Sarre and others, founded the German-Persian Society to increase cultural and economic exchange between Germany and Persia.

1920 -- Appointed world's first full professor of Near Eastern Archeology. Begins excavation at Samarra.

1922 -- Mother died.

1923-1934 -- In Persia, where he completed many excavations and studies.

1928 -- Excavation at Pasargadae.

1931-1934 -- Appointed director of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago and moved to Persepolis.

1934 -- As grandson of Jews, Nazi legislation expelling state employees of Jewish descent forced Herzfeld to retire as a professor employed by the state. Moved to London.

1936 -- Delivered Lowell Lectures. Moved to Boston. Lectured on Iranian history and appointed a member of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study.

1944 -- Retired from Princeton University.

1948 January 20 -- Died.
Provenance:
Ernst Herzfeld donated his papers to the Freer Gallery of Art in 1946.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ayyubids  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
History  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Abbasids  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
Journals (accounts)
Photographs
Clippings
Notebooks
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Articles
Paper Squeezes
Correspondence
Diaries
Sketches
Rubbings
Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3d8456fbe-98f6-4159-bd2f-c485379b84a7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a-06
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Photographic Files

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
3609 Cyanotypes (photographic prints) (b&w, 16 cm. x 21.7 cm)
343 Copy prints (b&w)
3,890 Glass plate negatives (b&w, 13 cm. x 18 cm)
42 Lantern slides (color, 10 cm. x 15 cm)
8,541 Photographic prints (b&w, various dimensions)
Type:
Archival materials
Cyanotypes (photographic prints)
Copy prints
Glass plate negatives
Lantern slides
Photographic prints
Glass negatives
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Syria
Turkey
Mesopotamia
Aleppo (Syria)
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Baʻlabakk (Lebanon)
Bīshāpūr (Extinct city)
Bisutun Site (Iran)
Damascus (Syria)
Fīrūzābād (Iran)
Ḥimṣ (Syria)
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Luristān (Iran)
Nahāvand (Iran)
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Paikuli (Iraq)
Palmyra (Syria)
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Persepolis (Iran)
Petra (Extinct city)
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Sīstān va Balūchistān (Iran)
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Tripoli (Lebanon)
Date:
1903-1947
1899-1947
Scope and Contents:
The prints are from three sources: (1) those from glass negatives; (2) those from cut film; and (3) those for which there are no negatives.

The Archive contains Herzfeld's glass negatives, numbered from 1 to 3850. Of most of these he had blueprints made which he had arranged in 16 binders by general categories--i.e. Prehistoric pottery, bronzes, stone; Persepolis; Sasanian monuments; Syrian monuments, Persian architecture and landscapes, etc.--irrespective of the number on the negative. These formed the nucleus for the preparation of the Photo Files. The 16 binders of blueprints have been replaced by Photo Files, Nos. 1--6. The prints in each File are arranged in the same order as the blueprints; and the number of the negative is enclosed in parentheses. Following a brief identification, is a reference to the place where the print has been published, if that is the case and such publication has been located.

In addition to the blueprint binders there were three Albums - Photo Files 25 (Sasanian buildings), 27 (Parthian and Sasanian sculptures) and 28 (Pre-Achaemenian monuments and Pasargadae)--in which Herzfeld had arranged prints in a sequence for study or publication purposes. The order in those Photo Files retains that in the Albums.

In addition to the glass negatives, there is an even larger number of cut films. On his archaeological study trips, Herzfeld was accustomed to supplement his photographs on glass plates with photographs on cut film--sometimes of the same subjects, often of other subjects. Some prints to these negative were identified on the back or could be identified from other prints; but in many instances, especially of landscapes, it has not been possible to place them, except in general categories.

Prints from the cut films have been organized, so far as feasible, in groups of related material and placed in the Photo Files of similar subject matter. The negative number appears in the Photo File. Herzfeld also collected prints from many sources for study purposes. Of those there are no negatives, So far as possible, the prints have been identified and placed in the appropriate Photo File.

The Samarra material, Photo Files 19--23, is in a special category. Files 22 and 23 were arranged in Albums labeled "Paläste und Moscheen-I and -II", respectively. The only identification was written on the backs of the prints, glued to the pages of the Albums. These notations have been transferred to the captions in the Photo Files. These two Albums apparently were arranged by Herzfeld with a view to a publication of the architecture of Samarra which was never prepared. The drawings for such a publication are in this collection.

With such a large number of prints, especially in view of the fact that some were arranged in different fashions for different purposes, it is inevitable that there should be some duplication and that related material may be found in several Photo Files. The only way a user can be sure he has not missed material concerning his particular interest is to examine the Photo File Lists where every print is recorded. Inasmuch as scholars study the same monument from different points of view, the fact that a photograph has been published in one context does not diminish its value in another context.

Note: Photo Files 35--42 consist of Oriental Institute prints of which the negatives are in Chicago. The prints may be published only with the written permission of the Oriental Institute.
- "Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files," which is composed of b&w glass negatives, color lantern slides, b&w photographic prints (both modern and original), b&w cyanotypes, large format b&w films, and b&w duplicate prints (both modern and original), iwas originally organized into three subseries, the glass n and covers Herzfeld's travels and surveys of the most major archaeological sites in Persia, Mesopotamia and Northern Syria, from 1923 to 1931. It also covers the field activities at Pasargadae (Spring 1928) and of the Persepolis Expedition (1931).
- The Herzfeld Papers in the Archives contains 3,890 glass negatives (FSA A.6 04.GN.0001- to FSA A.6 04.GN.5075), which includes eight sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, and VIII), covers Herzfeld's travels and surveys of the most major archaeological sites in Persia from 1923 to 1924.
The Herzfeld Papers in the Archives contains 3,890 glass negatives, numbered from 1 to 5,066, without any apparent organization. Of most of these, Herzfeld had blueprints made which he had arranged in 16 binders by general categories&#x2014i.e. Prehistoric pottery, bronzes, stone; Persepolis; Sasanian monuments; Syrian monuments, Persian architecture and landscapes, etc.&#x2014irrespective of the number on the negative.
In addition to the glass negatives and blueprints, there are a series of 16 binders made of photographic prints (Photo Files, Nos. 1-16) and three albums (Photo Files, Nos. 25, 27, and 28). As well, approximately 1,069 photographic prints, which have no negatives, arranged in Photo Files 19-23, are in a special category. In File 19, prints of illustrations in Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra, vol. 1: Der Wandschmuck der Bauten von Samarra und seine Ornamentik. In File 20, prints of illustrations in Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra, vol.2: Die Keramik von Samarra von F. Sarre, supplemented by unpublished photos of ceramics. In the same file, prints of illustrations in Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra, vol.6: Die Geschichte der Stadt Samarra. In File 21, prints of illustrations in Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra, vol.3: Die Malereien von Samarra. At the end of the file, there are unpublished photographs. Files 22 and 23 were arranged in Albums labeled "Paläste und Moscheen-I and -II", respectively. These two Albums apparently were arranged by Herzfeld with a view to a publication of the architecture of the palaces, mosques and private houses of Samarra which was never prepared. The only identification, written on the backs of the prints which were glued to the Album page, had a first number in red crayon used in the captions as the negative number. In some cases, an additional number is given in blue crayon, possibly indicating a revision of the list or an alternative negative. The encircled number on the margin gives the position in the Album.
In addition to the glass negatives and the Photo Files, there is an even larger number of cut films and a package of duplicate prints which are, for the most part, unpublished. On his archaeological study trips, Herzfeld was accustomed to supplement his photographs on glass plates with photographs on cut film&#x2014sometimes of the same subjects, often of other subjects.
Arrangement:
- Glass Negatives, numbered from 1 to 5,075, originally stored in 80 wooden boxes of approximately 50 photographs each, are housed in document boxes and stored on shelves.
- Prints are organized in sequential number following publication series, "Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra." They are arranged in photo file folders which are housed in document boxes, and stored on shelves.
Biographical / Historical:
"Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879-1948) was an orientalist whose many talents led him to explore all phases of Near Eastern culture, from the prehistoric period to Islamic times and from linguistics and religion to art and architecture." [Margaret Cool Root, 1976: "The Herzfeld Archive of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Metropolitan Museum Journal, Vol. 11, pp. 119-124."]
Local Numbers:
FSA A.06 4
General:
Titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld's publications and on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
The Papers primarly relate to Herzfeld's survey of the monuments, artifacts, and inscriptions of Western Asia between 1903 and 1947 and particularly to his excavations at Istakhr (Iran), Paikuli (Iraq), Pasargadae (Iran), Persepolis (Iran), Samarra (Iraq) and Kuh-e Khwaja (Iran), as well as various archaeological expeditions throughout Cilicia, Mesopotamia, Northern Syria, and Persia. Additional research material, probably collected by Moritz Sobernheim and Max Freiherr von Oppenheim but preserved by Ernst Herzfeld, was part of a broader project, that of Max van Berchem's "Matériaux pour un Corpus Inscriptionum Arabicarum."
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Cartography  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Royalty (Nobility)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Shrines  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Series 4
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3589ce572-a594-42bf-99d6-d59bb6c660db
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10847

Photo File 8: "Sasanian Monuments"

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes
1 Volume (298 cyanotype prints, b&w, 16 cm. x 21.7 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Cyanotypes
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iraq
Bīshāpūr (Extinct city)
Bisutun Site (Iran)
Fīrūzābād (Iran)
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Persepolis (Iran)
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Date:
1904-1934
Scope and Contents:
The abbreviations used in captions of published photos are:

AHI--Archaeological History of Iran, Herzfeld

AMI--Archaeologische Mitteilungen aus Iran, Herzfeld

Frye--The Heritage of Iran, R.N.Frye

IAE--Iran in the Ancient East, Herzfeld

SR--Revue des Arts Asiatiques, Vol.5, 1928. No.III. "La Sculpture rupestre de la Perse sassanide," Herzfeld

TA--Am Tor von Asien, Herzfeld
- "Ernst Herzfeld Papers; Cyanotypes File 8", which was arranged by Ernst Herzfeld, provides 298 photographic prints which relate to field studies of Sasanian monuments at Hatra (Iraq), Taq-i Bustan (Iran), Hamadan (Iran), Persepolis (Iran), Bisutun Site (Iran), Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), Sarpul (Iran), Firuzabad (Iran), Naqsh-i Rajab (Iran), Bishapur (Iran), Naqsh-i Bahram (Iran), Sar Mashhad (Iran), Barm-i Dilak (Iran), Guyum (Iran); Kaleh-i Kuhna (Iran), Isfahan (Iran), Nizamabad (Iran), and Kuh-e Khwaja (Iran).
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "The prints are from three sources: (1) those from glass negatives; (2) those from cut film; and (3) those for which there are no negatives. The Archive contains Herzfeld's glass negatives, numbered from 1 to 3850. Of most of these he had blueprints made which he had arranged in 16 binders by general categories, irrespective of the number on the negative. These formed the nucleus for the preparation of the Photo Files. The 16 binders of blueprints have been replaced by Photo Files, Nos. 1-16. The prints in each File are arranged in the same order as the blueprints; and the number of the negative is enclosed in parentheses. Following a brief identification, is a reference to the place where the print has been published, if that is the case and such publication has been located."
- "Ernst Herzfeld Papers; Cyanotypes File 8" is composed of 298 cyanotype prints (blueprints), made from the following glass plates, "FSA a.6 04.GN.1901; FSA a.6 04.GN.1902; FSA a.6 04.GN.1906; FSA a.6 04.GN.1906a; FSA a.6 04.GN.1705; FSA a.6 04.GN.1706; FSA a.6 04.GN.1707; FSA a.6 04.GN.1709; FSA a.6 04.GN.1708; FSA a.6 04.GN.1905; FSA a.6 04.GN.0926; FSA a.6 04.GN.1903; FSA a.6 04.GN.1904; FSA a.6 04.GN.2492; FSA a.6 04.GN.2493; FSA a.6 04.GN.2494; FSA a.6 04.GN.2495; FSA a.6 04.GN.2126; FSA a.6 04.GN.1908; FSA a.6 04.GN.1909; FSA a.6 04.GN.1910; FSA a.6 04.GN.1911; FSA a.6 04.GN.1907; FSA a.6 04.GN.1912; FSA a.6 04.GN.1913; FSA a.6 04.GN.1765; FSA a.6 04.GN.1761; FSA a.6 04.GN.1762; FSA a.6 04.GN.1763; FSA a.6 04.GN.2785; FSA a.6 04.GN.1764; FSA a.6 04.GN.1760; FSA a.6 04.GN.2781; FSA a.6 04.GN.1766; FSA a.6 04.GN.1767; FSA a.6 04.GN.2778; FSA a.6 04.GN.2745; FSA a.6 04.GN.1768; FSA a.6 04.GN.1769; FSA a.6 04.GN.1770; FSA a.6 04.GN.2742; FSA a.6 04.GN.1771; FSA a.6 04.GN.1772; FSA a.6 04.GN.2784; FSA a.6 04.GN.0167; FSA a.6 04.GN.2462; FSA a.6 04.GN.2463; FSA a.6 04.GN.2464; FSA a.6 04.GN.2466a; FSA a.6 04.GN.0485; FSA a.6 04.GN.2800; FSA a.6 04.GN.1773; FSA a.6 04.GN.1776; FSA a.6 04.GN.1774; FSA a.6 04.GN.1777; FSA a.6 04.GN.3203; FSA a.6 04.GN.3202; FSA a.6 04.GN.1775; FSA a.6 04.GN.2779; FSA a.6 04.GN.1778; FSA a.6 04.GN.1779; FSA a.6 04.GN.0433; FSA a.6 04.GN.2799; FSA a.6 04.GN.2467; FSA a.6 04.GN.2465; FSA a.6 04.GN.0170; FSA a.6 04.GN.2496; FSA a.6 04.GN.1780; FSA a.6 04.GN.2789; FSA a.6 04.GN.2468; FSA a.6 04.GN.2790; FSA a.6 04.GN.1781; FSA a.6 04.GN.1782; FSA a.6 04.GN.2469; FSA a.6 04.GN.3176; FSA a.6 04.GN.2792; FSA a.6 04.GN.1790; FSA a.6 04.GN.1791; FSA a.6 04.GN.1792; FSA a.6 04.GN.1793; FSA a.6 04.GN.1794; FSA a.6 04.GN.2470; FSA a.6 04.GN.2797; FSA a.6 04.GN.1795; FSA a.6 04.GN.1796; FSA a.6 04.GN.1798; FSA a.6 04.GN.1797; FSA a.6 04.GN.1799; FSA a.6 04.GN.2471; FSA a.6 04.GN.1805; FSA a.6 04.GN.1808; FSA a.6 04.GN.1809; FSA a.6 04.GN.1807; FSA a.6 04.GN.1806; FSA a.6 04.GN.1800; FSA a.6 04.GN.2796; FSA a.6 04.GN.1802; FSA a.6 04.GN.1803; FSA a.6 04.GN.1804; FSA a.6 04.GN.1801; FSA a.6 04.GN.1810; FSA a.6 04.GN.3162; FSA a.6 04.GN.2798; FSA a.6 04.GN.2472; FSA a.6 04.GN.2473; FSA a.6 04.GN.2474; FSA a.6 04.GN.2475; FSA a.6 04.GN.2788; FSA a.6 04.GN.1812; FSA a.6 04.GN.1811; FSA a.6 04.GN.2478; FSA a.6 04.GN.3177; FSA a.6 04.GN.2787; FSA a.6 04.GN.2477; FSA a.6 04.GN.2479; FSA a.6 04.GN.0430; FSA a.6 04.GN.0425; FSA a.6 04.GN.2476; FSA a.6 04.GN.3179; FSA a.6 04.GN.2777; FSA a.6 04.GN.1816; FSA a.6 04.GN.1815; FSA a.6 04.GN.1814; FSA a.6 04.GN.2485; FSA a.6 04.GN.0169; FSA a.6 04.GN.0171; FSA a.6 04.GN.2780; FSA a.6 04.GN.2487; FSA a.6 04.GN.1817; FSA a.6 04.GN.1819; FSA a.6 04.GN.2489; FSA a.6 04.GN.2488; FSA a.6 04.GN.2486; FSA a.6 04.GN.2786; FSA a.6 04.GN.2480; FSA a.6 04.GN.2481; FSA a.6 04.GN.2482; FSA a.6 04.GN.2483; FSA a.6 04.GN.1813; FSA a.6 04.GN.0428; FSA a.6 04.GN.0427; FSA a.6 04.GN.2484; FSA a.6 04.GN.0334; FSA a.6 04.GN.0965; FSA a.6 04.GN.0434; FSA a.6 04.GN.0424; FSA a.6 04.GN.2490; FSA a.6 04.GN.2491; FSA a.6 04.GN.0429; FSA a.6 04.GN.2801; FSA a.6 04.GN.0168; FSA a.6 04.GN.1822; FSA a.6 04.GN.1821; FSA a.6 04.GN.1820; FSA a.6 04.GN.2400; FSA a.6 04.GN.2401; FSA a.6 04.GN.2402; FSA a.6 04.GN.2403; FSA a.6 04.GN.1826; FSA a.6 04.GN.1826; FSA a.6 04.GN.0163; FSA a.6 04.GN.1825; FSA a.6 04.GN.2776; FSA a.6 04.GN.1823; FSA a.6 04.GN.1824; FSA a.6 04.GN.2782; FSA a.6 04.GN.0172; FSA a.6 04.GN.2814; FSA a.6 04.GN.2761; FSA a.6 04.GN.1827; FSA a.6 04.GN.1219; FSA a.6 04.GN.1828; FSA a.6 04.GN.1829; FSA a.6 04.GN.1830; FSA a.6 04.GN.1831; FSA a.6 04.GN.1832; FSA a.6 04.GN.1221; FSA a.6 04.GN.1150; FSA a.6 04.GN.1834; FSA a.6 04.GN.2783; FSA a.6 04.GN.1835; FSA a.6 04.GN.1220; FSA a.6 04.GN.1836; FSA a.6 04.GN.1833; FSA a.6 04.GN.1839; FSA a.6 04.GN.1838; FSA a.6 04.GN.2791; FSA a.6 04.GN.1837; FSA a.6 04.GN.1840; FSA a.6 04.GN.1841; FSA a.6 04.GN.1842; FSA a.6 04.GN.1843; FSA a.6 04.GN.1844; FSA a.6 04.GN.1845; FSA a.6 04.GN.1846; FSA a.6 04.GN.1847; FSA a.6 04.GN.1849; FSA a.6 04.GN.0165; FSA a.6 04.GN.2795; FSA a.6 04.GN.1848; FSA a.6 04.GN.1850; FSA a.6 04.GN.1851; FSA a.6 04.GN.1853; FSA a.6 04.GN.1857; FSA a.6 04.GN.2819; FSA a.6 04.GN.1855; FSA a.6 04.GN.2820; FSA a.6 04.GN.2821; FSA a.6 04.GN.1854; FSA a.6 04.GN.1856; FSA a.6 04.GN.1858; FSA a.6 04.GN.1859; FSA a.6 04.GN.1860; FSA a.6 04.GN.2822; FSA a.6 04.GN.2817; FSA a.6 04.GN.1862; FSA a.6 04.GN.1862a; FSA a.6 04.GN.1861; FSA a.6 04.GN.2823; FSA a.6 04.GN.1865; FSA a.6 04.GN.1866; FSA a.6 04.GN.1867; FSA a.6 04.GN.1217; FSA a.6 04.GN.1868; FSA a.6 04.GN.2858; FSA a.6 04.GN.1869; FSA a.6 04.GN.1875; FSA a.6 04.GN.1876; FSA a.6 04.GN.1876a; FSA a.6 04.GN.1877; FSA a.6 04.GN.2859; FSA a.6 04.GN.1879; FSA a.6 04.GN.1870; FSA a.6 04.GN.1874; FSA a.6 04.GN.1874a; FSA a.6 04.GN.2803; FSA a.6 04.GN.2802; FSA a.6 04.GN.2793; FSA a.6 04.GN.1872; FSA a.6 04.GN.1873; FSA a.6 04.GN.1864; FSA a.6 04.GN1863; FSA a.6 04.GN.1879; FSA a.6 04.GN.1218; FSA a.6 04.GN.2818; FSA a.6 04.GN.0162; FSA a.6 04.GN.1881; FSA a.6 04.GN.1880; FSA a.6 04.GN.1883; FSA a.6 04.GN.1878; FSA a.6 04.GN.1882; FSA a.6 04.GN.2794; FSA a.6 04.GN.1852; FSA a.6 04.GN.1887; FSA a.6 04.GN.1886; FSA a.6 04.GN.1889; FSA a.6 04.GN.1884; FSA a.6 04.GN.1388; FSA a.6 04.GN.1891; FSA a.6 04.GN.1890; FSA a.6 04.GN.1892; FSA a.6 04.GN.1893; FSA a.6 04.GN.1894; FSA a.6 04.GN.1895; FSA a.6 04.GN.1885; FSA a.6 04.GN.0929; FSA a.6 04.GN.1899; FSA a.6 04.GN.1900; FSA a.6 04.GN.1898; FSA a.6 04.GN.1896; FSA a.6 04.GN.1897; FSA a.6 04.GN.0166; FSA a.6 04.GN.1151; FSA a.6 04.GN.2147; FSA a.6 04.GN.2162; FSA a.6 04.GN.2163; FSA a.6 04.GN.2158; FSA a.6 04.GN.2160; FSA a.6 04.GN.2161; FSA a.6 04.GN.4509; FSA a.6 04.GN.2157; FSA a.6 04.GN.2159; FSA a.6 04.GN.2148; FSA a.6 04.GN.2150; FSA a.6 04.GN.2155a; FSA a.6 04.GN.2155; FSA a.6 04.GN.2154; FSA a.6 04.GN.2149; FSA a.6 04.GN.2153; FSA a.6 04.GN.2151; FSA a.6 04.GN.2152."
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files; Sassanid Monuments (Cyanotypes File 8)
Arrangement:
- Of most of his 3,890 glass negatives, Herzfeld had blueprints made which he arranged in 16 binders irrespective of the number on the negative. In addition to the 16 blueprint binders, he assembled 5 albums including two from the Samarra series labelled "Paläste und Moscheen-I and -II." The remainder of the photographs, from glass negatives and from cut films, sometimes identified by Herzfeld, were printed en masse for study purpose (labelled by Upton as duplicate prints) and which are, for the most part, unpublished. For his own research, Herzfeld also collected prints from many sources. Of those there are no negatives. Finally, in early 1970s, Joseph Upton reorganized the whole Herzfeld collection of photographic prints into 42 photographic files, assembling 14 additional files in excess of the 21 existing files arranged by Herzfeld himself. The eight remaining files, File 35 to File 42, are made of duplicate prints provided by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.
Local Numbers:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers; Cyanotypes File 8

FSA A.6 04.CY.08
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
headgear  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Royalty (Nobility)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Cyanotypes
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Subseries 4.8
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Vol. 1

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
166 Photographic prints (Volume one: 3 folders, b&w, 29.2 cm. x 22.8 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iraq
Bīshāpūr (Extinct city)
Bisutun Site (Iran)
Fīrūzābād (Iran)
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Persepolis (Iran)
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Date:
1904-1934
Scope and Contents:
- "Photo File 8, Volume 1", which was assembled by Joseph Upton, provides 166 photographic prints which relate to study of Sasanian monuments at Hatra (Iraq), Taq-i Bustan (Iran), Hamadan (Iran), Persepolis (Iran), Bisutun Site (Iran), Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), Sarpul (Iran), Firuzabad (Iran), Naqsh-i Rajab (Iran), Bishapur (Iran), Naqsh-i Bahram (Iran), Sar Mashhad (Iran), Barm-i Dilak (Iran), and Guyum (Iran).
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "The prints are from three sources: (1) those from glass negatives; (2) those from cut film; and (3) those for which there are no negatives. The Archive contains Herzfeld's glass negatives, numbered from 1 to 3850. Of most of these he had blueprints made which he had arranged in 16 binders by general categories, irrespective of the number on the negative. These formed the nucleus for the preparation of the Photo Files. The 16 binders of blueprints have been replaced by Photo Files, Nos. 1-16. The prints in each File are arranged in the same order as the blueprints; and the number of the negative is enclosed in parentheses. Following a brief identification, is a reference to the place where the print has been published, if that is the case and such publication has been located."
- "Photo File 8, Volume 1" is composed of 166 photographic prints, made from the following glass plates, "FSA a.6 04.GN.1901; FSA a.6 04.GN.1902; FSA a.6 04.GN.1906; FSA a.6 04.GN.1906a; FSA a.6 04.GN.1705; FSA a.6 04.GN.1706; FSA a.6 04.GN.1707; FSA a.6 04.GN.1709; FSA a.6 04.GN.1708; FSA a.6 04.GN.1905; FSA a.6 04.GN.0926; FSA a.6 04.GN.1903; FSA a.6 04.GN.1904; FSA a.6 04.GN.2492; FSA a.6 04.GN.2493; FSA a.6 04.GN.2494; FSA a.6 04.GN.2495; FSA a.6 04.GN.2126; FSA a.6 04.GN.1908; FSA a.6 04.GN.1909; FSA a.6 04.GN.1910; FSA a.6 04.GN.1911; FSA a.6 04.GN.1907; FSA a.6 04.GN.1912; FSA a.6 04.GN.1913; FSA a.6 04.GN.1765; FSA a.6 04.GN.1761; FSA a.6 04.GN.1762; FSA a.6 04.GN.1763; FSA a.6 04.GN.2785; FSA a.6 04.GN.1764; FSA a.6 04.GN.1760; FSA a.6 04.GN.2781; FSA a.6 04.GN.1766; FSA a.6 04.GN.1767; FSA a.6 04.GN.2778; FSA a.6 04.GN.2745; FSA a.6 04.GN.1768; FSA a.6 04.GN.1769; FSA a.6 04.GN.1770; FSA a.6 04.GN.2742; FSA a.6 04.GN.1771; FSA a.6 04.GN.1772; FSA a.6 04.GN.2784; FSA a.6 04.GN.0167; FSA a.6 04.GN.2462; FSA a.6 04.GN.2463; FSA a.6 04.GN.2464; FSA a.6 04.GN.2466a; FSA a.6 04.GN.0485; FSA a.6 04.GN.2800; FSA a.6 04.GN.1773; FSA a.6 04.GN.1776; FSA a.6 04.GN.1774; FSA a.6 04.GN.1777; FSA a.6 04.GN.3203; FSA a.6 04.GN.3202; FSA a.6 04.GN.1775; FSA a.6 04.GN.2779; FSA a.6 04.GN.1778; FSA a.6 04.GN.1779; FSA a.6 04.GN.0433; FSA a.6 04.GN.2799; FSA a.6 04.GN.2467; FSA a.6 04.GN.2465; FSA a.6 04.GN.0170; FSA a.6 04.GN.2496; FSA a.6 04.GN.1780; FSA a.6 04.GN.2789; FSA a.6 04.GN.2468; FSA a.6 04.GN.2790; FSA a.6 04.GN.1781; FSA a.6 04.GN.1782; FSA a.6 04.GN.2469; FSA a.6 04.GN.3176; FSA a.6 04.GN.2792; FSA a.6 04.GN.1790; FSA a.6 04.GN.1791; FSA a.6 04.GN.1792; FSA a.6 04.GN.1793; FSA a.6 04.GN.1794; FSA a.6 04.GN.2470; FSA a.6 04.GN.2797; FSA a.6 04.GN.1795; FSA a.6 04.GN.1796; FSA a.6 04.GN.1798; FSA a.6 04.GN.1797; FSA a.6 04.GN.1799; FSA a.6 04.GN.2471; FSA a.6 04.GN.1805; FSA a.6 04.GN.1808; FSA a.6 04.GN.1809; FSA a.6 04.GN.1807; FSA a.6 04.GN.1806; FSA a.6 04.GN.1800; FSA a.6 04.GN.2796; FSA a.6 04.GN.1802; FSA a.6 04.GN.1803; FSA a.6 04.GN.1804; FSA a.6 04.GN.1801; FSA a.6 04.GN.1810; FSA a.6 04.GN.3162; FSA a.6 04.GN.2798; FSA a.6 04.GN.2472; FSA a.6 04.GN.2473; FSA a.6 04.GN.2474; FSA a.6 04.GN.2475; FSA a.6 04.GN.2788; FSA a.6 04.GN.1812; FSA a.6 04.GN.1811; FSA a.6 04.GN.2478; FSA a.6 04.GN.3177; FSA a.6 04.GN.2787; FSA a.6 04.GN.2477; FSA a.6 04.GN.2479; FSA a.6 04.GN.0430; FSA a.6 04.GN.0425; FSA a.6 04.GN.2476; FSA a.6 04.GN.3179; FSA a.6 04.GN.2777; FSA a.6 04.GN.1816; FSA a.6 04.GN.1815; FSA a.6 04.GN.1814; FSA a.6 04.GN.2485; FSA a.6 04.GN.0169; FSA a.6 04.GN.0171; FSA a.6 04.GN.2780; FSA a.6 04.GN.2487; FSA a.6 04.GN.1817; FSA a.6 04.GN.1819; FSA a.6 04.GN.2489; FSA a.6 04.GN.2488; FSA a.6 04.GN.2486; FSA a.6 04.GN.2786; FSA a.6 04.GN.2480; FSA a.6 04.GN.2481; FSA a.6 04.GN.2482; FSA a.6 04.GN.2483; FSA a.6 04.GN.1813; FSA a.6 04.GN.0428; FSA a.6 04.GN.0427; FSA a.6 04.GN.2484; FSA a.6 04.GN.0334; FSA a.6 04.GN.0965; FSA a.6 04.GN.0434; FSA a.6 04.GN.0424; FSA a.6 04.GN.2490; FSA a.6 04.GN.2491; FSA a.6 04.GN.0429; FSA a.6 04.GN.2801; FSA a.6 04.GN.0168; FSA a.6 04.GN.1822; FSA a.6 04.GN.1821; FSA a.6 04.GN.1820; FSA a.6 04.GN.2400; FSA a.6 04.GN.2401; FSA a.6 04.GN.2402; FSA a.6 04.GN.2403; FSA a.6 04.GN.1826."
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files; Sassanid Monuments (Photo File 8, vol. 1)
Arrangement:
- Of most of his 3,890 glass negatives, Herzfeld had blueprints made which he arranged in 16 binders irrespective of the number on the negative. In addition to the 16 blueprint binders, he assembled 5 albums including two from the Samarra series labelled "Paläste und Moscheen-I and -II." The remainder of the photographs, from glass negatives and from cut films, sometimes identified by Herzfeld, were printed en masse for study purpose (labelled by Upton as duplicate prints) and which are, for the most part, unpublished. For his own research, Herzfeld also collected prints from many sources. Of those there are no negatives. Finally, in early 1970s, Joseph Upton reorganized the whole Herzfeld collection of photographic prints into 42 photographic files, assembling 10 additional files in excess of the 24 existing files arranged by Herzfeld himself. The eight remaining files, File 35 to File 42, are made of duplicate prints provided by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.
Local Numbers:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers; Photo File 8, Volume 1

FSA A.6 04.PF.08.v1
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
headgear  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Royalty (Nobility)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, File 4.8.1
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Photo File 27: "Parthian and early Sasanian Sculptures"

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
139 Photographic prints (Volume one: 3 folders, b&w, 29.2 cm. x 22.8 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iraq
Bīshāpūr (Extinct city)
Bisutun Site (Iran)
Fīrūzābād (Iran)
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Date:
1903-1946
Scope and Contents:
Numbers 1--9 are in the Album, added are related photos from various sources. The abbreviations used in the captions of published photographs are as follows:

AHI--Archaeological History of Iran, Herzfeld

AMI--Archaeologische Mitteilungen aus Iran, Herzfeld

Frye--The Heritage of Iran, R.N.Frye

IAE--Iran in the Ancient East, Herzfeld

SR--Revue des Arts Asiatiques, No.III. "La Sculpture rupestre de la Perse Sassanides", Herzfeld

TA--Am Tor von Asien, Herzfeld
- "Photo File 27", which was assembled by Joseph Upton, provides 139 photographic prints which relate primarly to architecture, monument, antiquities, and rock reliefs at the Island of Kharg (Iran), Bisutun site (Iran), Sarpul (Iran), Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), Naqsh-i Rajab (Iran), Firuzabad (Iran), Salmas (Iran), Shimbar (Iran), Sar Mashhad (Iran), Bishapur (Iran), Naqsh-i Bahram (Iran), Taq-i Bustan (Iran), Isfahan (Iran), as well as Hatra (Iraq).
- "Photo File 27" is composed of 139 photographic prints, several made from the following glass plates, "FSA a.6 04.GN.1728; FSA a.6 04.GN.1730; FSA a.6 04.GN.1726; FSA a.6 04.GN.1908; FSA a.6 04.GN.1910; FSA a.6 04.GN.1909; FSA a.6 04.GN.2494; FSA a.6 04.GN.2495; FSA a.6 04.GN.1705; FSA a.6 04.GN.1913; FSA a.6 04.GN.2462; FSA a.6 04.GN.2779; FSA a.6 04.GN.2784; FSA a.6 04.GN.2778; FSA a.6 04.GN.1769; FSA a.6 04.GN.1768; FSA a.6 04.GN.1772; FSA a.6 04.GN.0167; FSA a.6 04.GN.1760; FSA a.6 04.GN.2781; FSA a.6 04.GN.1765; FSA a.6 04.GN.1761; FSA a.6 04.GN.1763; FSA a.6 04.GN.2785; FSA a.6 04.GN.1762; FSA a.6 04.GN.1764; FSA a.6 04.GN.2780; FSA a.6 04.GN.2487; FSA a.6 04.GN.2489; FSA a.6 04.GN.2488; FSA a.6 04.GN.2478; FSA a.6 04.GN.2486; FSA a.6 04.GN.2485; FSA a.6 04.GN.1819; FSA a.6 04.GN.1817; FSA a.6 04.GN.3179; FSA a.6 04.GN.1815; FSA a.6 04.GN.1816; FSA a.6 04.GN.2814; FSA a.6 04.GN.2400."
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files; Parthian and Early Sassanid Sculptures (Photo File 27)
Arrangement:
- Of most of his 3,890 glass negatives, Herzfeld had blueprints made which he arranged in 16 binders irrespective of the number on the negative. In addition to the 16 blueprint binders, he assembled five albums including Photo Files, Nos. 22, 23, 25, 27, and 28. In early 1970s, Joseph Upton reorganized the whole Herzfeld collection of photographic prints into 42 photographic files, assembling 10 additional files in excess of the 24 existing files arranged by Herzfeld himself. The eight remaining files, File 35 to File 42, are made of duplicate prints provided by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. The first forty-nine images in Photo file 27 follows an album prepared by Herzfeld in which he had arranged prints in a sequence for study or publication, added are related photos from various sources.
Local Numbers:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers; Photo File 27

FSA A.6 04.PF.27
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Royalty (Nobility)  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Seals (Numismatics)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Stucco  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Subseries 4.27
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Taq-i Bustan. Deer hunt

Topic:
Early Photography of Iran
Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 12.5 cm. x 17 cm.)
Container:
Item Print 64
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Date:
ca. 1900
Scope and Contents:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.27: Photo File 27. 'Parthian and early Sasanian Sculptures.' Image No. 64: Taq-i Bustan. Deer hunt."
- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "930."
Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Sasanian Rock Reliefs, Right Side of the Interior of the Large Vault with Investiture Relief of Khusro II: Close View of Relief Panel Picturing the Stag Hunt [graphic]
Arrangement:
The Archive contains Herzfeld's glass negatives which he arranged by general categories into 16 separate Photo files, irrespective of the number on the negative. He also collected photographic prints from many sources for study purposes. So far as possible, Joseph Upton has identified and placed these prints in the appropriate Photo file.
Biographical / Historical:
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Local Numbers:
Box 3, File 27, Folder 10, Image 64

FSA A.6 04.PF.27.064
General:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Royalty (Nobility)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Genre/Form:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 04.PF.27.064
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 4: Photographic Files / 4.27: Photo File 27: "Parthian and early Sasanian Sculptures"
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Photo File 30: Photographs mostly from Persia, including photos from the 1905 and 1923/25 trips.

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
464 Photographic prints (Volume one: 3 folders, b&w, 29.2 cm. x 22.8 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iraq
Baghdad (Iraq)
Fīrūzābād (Iran)
Hamadān (Iran)
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Paikuli (Iraq)
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Persepolis (Iran)
Qum (Iran)
Ray (Iran)
Shīrāz (Iran)
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Date:
1905-1946
Scope and Contents:
A miscellaneous collection of prints from cut film. If Herzfeld numbered the negative, i.e. E.H.2, the number is given. An identification, if noted on the back of the print, is also given. Otherwise, the space is left blank.
- "Photo File 30", which was assembled by Joseph Upton, provides 464 photographic prints which relate primarly to an expedition (September 2 to November 18, 1905) from Assur (Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran) ("Von Kalat Schergat nach Schiraz, 1905"), and subsquently to an expedition (January 25, 1925 to March 21, 1925) from Zahedan, in the province of Sistan and Baluchestan (Iran), to Salami (Iran), a village south of Mashhad (Iran) in the province of Khorasan. This trip ultimately led Herzfeld to Tehran (Iran).
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files; Photographs from Persia (Photo File 30)
Arrangement:
- In early 1970s, Joseph Upton reorganized the whole Herzfeld collection of photographic prints into 42 photographic files, assembling 10 additional files, including Photo File 30, in excess of the 24 existing files arranged by Herzfeld himself. The eight remaining files, File 35 to File 42, are made of duplicate prints provided by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.
Local Numbers:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers; Photo File 30

FSA A.6 04.PF.30
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Panoramas  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Subseries 4.30
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 4: Photographic Files
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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D-300: Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Sasanian Rock Reliefs, Large Vault, Relief Panel Picturing the Boar Hunt: Harp-Player, Textile Pattern on Costume

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (30 cm. x 23.4 cm.)
Container:
Item D-300
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Iran -- Kermanshahan -- Taq-e Bustan.
Date:
1913-1923
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-300

FSA A.06 05.0300
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld original drawings'caption and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Taq-i Bustan (Iran) in early August 1913 while on an expedition from Samarra (Iraq) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran). The drawing may be related primarly to this expedition as well as to additional visits to Taq-i Bustan (Iran) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1917 and 1923 (end of June).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 05.0300
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-300: Taq-i Bustan. Harp-player, textile. Pencil (crayon version D-300a)
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc35ae936fd-f882-49c5-ac46-4e910b63b2fb
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D-300a: Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Sasanian Rock Reliefs, Large Vault, Relief Panel Picturing the Boar Hunt: Harp-Player, Textile Pattern on Costume

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (29 cm. x 23.5 cm.)
Container:
Item D-300
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Iran -- Kermanshahan -- Taq-e Bustan.
Date:
1913-1923
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-300a

FSA A.06 05.0300a
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld original drawings'caption and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Taq-i Bustan (Iran) in early August 1913 while on an expedition from Samarra (Iraq) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran). The drawing may be related primarly to this expedition as well as to additional visits to Taq-i Bustan (Iran) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1917 and 1923 (end of June).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 05.0300a
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-300: Taq-i Bustan. Harp-player, textile. Pencil (crayon version D-300a)
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc35e7b10a2-5c72-406b-b78d-bad42532c437
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24350

D-301: Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Sasanian Rock Reliefs, Large Vault, Relief Panel Picturing the Boar Hunt: King Standing in Boat, Textile Pattern on Costume

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (55 cm. x 37.8 cm.)
Container:
Item D-301
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Iran -- Kermanshahan -- Taq-e Bustan.
Date:
1913-1923
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-301

FSA A.06 05.0301
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld original drawings'caption and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Taq-i Bustan (Iran) in early August 1913 while on an expedition from Samarra (Iraq) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran). The drawing may be related primarly to this expedition as well as to additional visits to Taq-i Bustan (Iran) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1917 and 1923 (end of June).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Royalty (Nobility)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 05.0301
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-301: Taq-i Bustan. King standing in boat, textile, inked. Pencil version D-301
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3f2054a27-5bd5-4ffb-bfac-32d307456355
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24351

D-301a: Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Sasanian Rock Reliefs, Large Vault, Relief Panel Picturing the Boar Hunt: King Standing in Boat, Textile Pattern on Costume

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (60 cm. x 47.5 cm.)
Container:
Item D-301
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Iran -- Kermanshahan -- Taq-e Bustan.
Date:
1913-1923
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-301a

FSA A.06 05.0301a
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld original drawings'caption and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Taq-i Bustan (Iran) in early August 1913 while on an expedition from Samarra (Iraq) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran). The drawing may be related primarly to this expedition as well as to additional visits to Taq-i Bustan (Iran) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1917 and 1923 (end of June).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Royalty (Nobility)  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 05.0301a
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-301: Taq-i Bustan. King standing in boat, textile, inked. Pencil version D-301
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3aae67136-ed89-4ceb-8e90-5034e81e7bc1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24352

D-311a: Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Sasanian Rock Reliefs, Large Vault, Relief Panel Picturing the Stag Hunt: Skirt of Mounted Figure, Textile Pattern on Costume

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (56 cm. x 38 cm.)
Container:
Item D-311
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Iran -- Kermanshah -- Taq-i Bustan
Date:
1913-1923
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-311a

FSA A.6 05.0311a
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Taq-i Bustan (Iran) in early August 1913 while on an expedition from Samarra (Iraq) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran). The drawing may be related primarly to this expedition as well as to additional visits to Taq-i Bustan (Iran) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1917 and 1923 (end of June).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 05.0311a
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-311: Taq-i Bustan. Skirt of mounted figure, textile. Ink. Pencil version D-311a; crayon version D-311b, plus tracing of rosettes
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3af2d4e9a-c3ac-4b34-987f-10e543d584ef
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24353

D-311: Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Sasanian Rock Reliefs, Large Vault, Relief Panel Picturing the Stag Hunt: Skirt of Mounted Figure, Textile Pattern on Costume

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (56 cm. x 38 cm.)
Container:
Item D-311
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Iran -- Kermanshah -- Taq-i Bustan
Date:
1913-1923
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-311

FSA A.6 05.0311
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Taq-i Bustan (Iran) in early August 1913 while on an expedition from Samarra (Iraq) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran). The drawing may be related primarly to this expedition as well as to additional visits to Taq-i Bustan (Iran) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1917 and 1923 (end of June).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 05.0311
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-311: Taq-i Bustan. Skirt of mounted figure, textile. Ink. Pencil version D-311a; crayon version D-311b, plus tracing of rosettes
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3a95396d2-90eb-472e-8284-ce8b189f63b1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24354

D-311b: Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Sasanian Rock Reliefs, Large Vault, Relief Panel Picturing the Stag Hunt: Skirt of Mounted Figure, Textile Pattern on Costume

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (60 cm. x 47.5 cm.)
Container:
Item D-311
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Iran -- Kermanshah -- Taq-i Bustan
Date:
1913-1923
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-311b

FSA A.6 05.0311b
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Taq-i Bustan (Iran) in early August 1913 while on an expedition from Samarra (Iraq) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran). The drawing may be related primarly to this expedition as well as to additional visits to Taq-i Bustan (Iran) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1917 and 1923 (end of June).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 05.0311b
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-311: Taq-i Bustan. Skirt of mounted figure, textile. Ink. Pencil version D-311a; crayon version D-311b, plus tracing of rosettes
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc303ed54de-93f2-4a44-9c9d-9599a093dcae
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24355

D-312: Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Medallions and Arabic inscription in Kufic Script, Drawn From the Sasanian Rock Reliefs

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (57.2 cm. x 30 cm.)
Container:
Item D-312
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Iran -- Kermanshah -- Taq-i Bustan
Date:
1913-1923
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-312

FSA A.06 05.0312
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Taq-i Bustan (Iran) in early August 1913 while on an expedition from Samarra (Iraq) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran). The drawing may be related primarly to this expedition as well as to additional visits to Taq-i Bustan (Iran) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1917 and 1923 (end of June).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 05.0312
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-312: Taq-i Bustan. Medallions and Kufic inscription. Inked variation, D-312a
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc344017b05-9b38-49ac-bee2-d0a2a044e6f2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24356

D-312a: Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Medallions and Arabic inscription in Kufic Script, Drawn From the Sasanian Rock Reliefs

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (55.2 cm. x 38 cm.)
Container:
Item D-312
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Iran -- Kermanshah -- Taq-i Bustan
Date:
1913-1923
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-312a

FSA A.06 05.0312a
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Taq-i Bustan (Iran) in early August 1913 while on an expedition from Samarra (Iraq) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran). The drawing may be related primarly to this expedition as well as to additional visits to Taq-i Bustan (Iran) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1917 and 1923 (end of June).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 05.0312a
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-312: Taq-i Bustan. Medallions and Kufic inscription. Inked variation, D-312a
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3bf92d4c8-7d31-4dd5-bfa0-5a99ea7d704c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24357

D-314: Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Sasanian Rock Reliefs, Large Vault, Relief Panel Picturing the Stag Hunt: Figure Seated on Horse, Textile Pattern on Costume

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (75 cm. x 55.4 cm.)
Container:
Item D-314
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Iran -- Kermanshah -- Taq-i Bustan
Date:
1913-1923
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-314

FSA A.06 05.0314
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld original drawings'caption and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Taq-i Bustan (Iran) in early August 1913 while on an expedition from Samarra (Iraq) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran). The drawing may be related primarly to this expedition as well as to additional visits to Taq-i Bustan (Iran) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1917 and 1923 (end of June).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 05.0314
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-314: Taq-i Bustan. Horseman's costume, textile (pencil). Ink variation D-314a
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc368354382-8e13-4f0d-b560-0b838de1b75c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24358

D-314a: Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Sasanian Rock Reliefs, Large Vault, Relief Panel Picturing the Stag Hunt: Figure Seated on Horse, Textile Pattern on Costume

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (75.7 cm. x 55.4 cm.)
Container:
Item D-314
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Iran -- Kermanshah -- Taq-i Bustan
Date:
1913-1923
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-314a

FSA A.06 05.0314a
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Taq-i Bustan (Iran) in early August 1913 while on an expedition from Samarra (Iraq) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran). The drawing may be related primarly to this expedition as well as to additional visits to Taq-i Bustan (Iran) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1917 and 1923 (end of June).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 05.0314a
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-314: Taq-i Bustan. Horseman's costume, textile (pencil). Ink variation D-314a
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3c6c91401-28bc-4a8e-a4e2-d2ef5e62b173
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24359

D-315: Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Textile Pattern on Costume, Drawn From the Sasanian Rock Reliefs

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (75.6 cm. x 55.3 cm.)
Container:
Item D-315
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Iran -- Kermanshah -- Taq-i Bustan
Date:
1913-1923
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-315

FSA A.06 05.0315
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Taq-i Bustan (Iran) in early August 1913 while on an expedition from Samarra (Iraq) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran). The drawing may be related primarly to this expedition as well as to additional visits to Taq-i Bustan (Iran) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1917 and 1923 (end of June).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 05.0315
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-315: Taq-i Bustan. Textile: griffin and medallions (ink). Pencil detail, D-315a
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3a706b494-4cca-4a9c-a96c-29005b8cd2c5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24360

D-315a: Taq-i Bustan (Iran): Textile Pattern on Costume, Drawn From the Sasanian Rock Reliefs

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (75.6 cm. x 55.3 cm.)
Container:
Item D-315
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Iran -- Kermanshah -- Taq-i Bustan
Date:
1913-1923
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-315a

FSA A.06 05.0315a
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Taq-i Bustan (Iran) in early August 1913 while on an expedition from Samarra (Iraq) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran). The drawing may be related primarly to this expedition as well as to additional visits to Taq-i Bustan (Iran) carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1917 and 1923 (end of June).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 05.0315a
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-315: Taq-i Bustan. Textile: griffin and medallions (ink). Pencil detail, D-315a
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3a8a49ace-1cca-4b74-afa8-c05853e5005a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24361

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