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Linnaeus Tripe photographs

Creator:
Tripe, Linnaeus  Search this
Extent:
3 Prints (albumenized salt paper, images 25 x 37 cm. or smaller, mounted 44 x 57 or smaller.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Salted paper prints
Place:
India
India -- Andhra Pradesh -- Amaravati
Date:
circa 1856-1858
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of three photographs: I. Albumenized salt print from wet collodion negative, 22 x 28 cm., circa 1858, on original mount, 33 x 45 cm. Depicts a piece of sculpture from the Great Stupa at Amaravati; these sculptures were then known as the Elliot marbles. II. Albumenized salt print from wet collodion negative, 18 x 29 cm., circa 1858, on original mount, 34 x 46 cm. Depicts an Indian sculpture with a measuring device. III. Albumenized salt print from wet collodion negative, 25 x 37 cm., circa 1856, on original mount, 44 x 57 cm. Depicts the idgah and tomb at Ryakotta (Rayakottai).
Arrangement:
One flat box.
Biographical / Historical:
Linnaeus Tripe (1822-1902) was an official photographer for the British Government, employed to document Southern Indian archaeological remains before they further decayed. He photographed widely in southern India, including Rayakottai (Ryakotta), which was then a British stronghold. Around 1858 Tripe took this image of sculptures from the ruined Buddhist stupa at Amaravati, which was a large monument built approximately 2000 years ago in what is now Andhra Pradesh. The stupa was a mound-like structure made of brick, adorned with bas-relief medallions, paneled friezes made of limestone and freestanding sculpture. As time passed, the stupa fell into disrepair and was eventually buried under rubble. Eventually, the structure was excavated and some of the decorative elements were shipped to the British Museum, London. These pieces were referred to as the 'Elliot marbles' after Walter Elliot, the antiquarian, linguist and member of the Madras Council who recovered them.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2001.10
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Tombs -- India  Search this
Buddhist sculpture -- India -- Amaravati  Search this
Amaravati (India) -- Antiquities  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Salted paper prints
Identifier:
FSA.A2001.10
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc358e5c756-31e2-4cf0-80b0-a20bdeafc4c7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2001-10
Online Media:

Alexander Liholiho

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Kamehameha IV (Alexander Liholiho), 9 Feb 1834 - 30 Nov 1863  Search this
Medium:
Wet collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image/Plate: 25.5 × 20.6 × 0.2 cm (10 1/16 × 8 1/8 × 1/16")
Type:
Photographic Negative
Place:
United States\Hawaii\Honolulu\Oahu\Honolulu
Date:
c. 1860
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Military  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Equipment\Rope\Lariat  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Sash  Search this
Interior\Studio\Photography  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Belt  Search this
Kamehameha IV (Alexander Liholiho): Male  Search this
Kamehameha IV (Alexander Liholiho): Rulers and Aristocracy\King  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.79.143
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm453be2041-f082-42f6-864c-fff2c9b33a04
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.79.143

Abraham Lincoln

Artist:
Alexander Gardner, 17 Oct 1821 - 10 Dec 1882  Search this
Sitter:
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865  Search this
Medium:
Wet collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 43.5 × 33 cm (17 1/8 × 13")
Plate: 50.7 × 43.2 cm (19 15/16 × 17")
Type:
Photographic Negative
Date:
1863
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Chain  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Handkerchief  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Interior\Studio\Photography  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Male  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Military and Intelligence\Soldier  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government official\Surveyor  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\State Senator\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government official\Postmaster  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Crafts and Trades\Boat builder  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the James Smithson Society, CBS Television Network, and James Macatee
Object number:
NPG.83.129
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm482cdaff5-7029-48fb-b08e-2f68672f0857
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.83.129

W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection

Photographer:
Minor, Frank (photographer)  Search this
Creator:
Armstrong, W. L., Mrs.  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution -- 1880-1890  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Wet collodion negatives
Aerial views
Photographs
Place:
Washington D.C. -- photographs -- 1860-1890
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Hains Point (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1980
Manassas (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Date:
1865-1885
Summary:
Glass plate negatives of views of Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia.
Scope and Contents:
11 8" x 10" and 10 4" x 5" glass photonegatives, some marked "1885", one marked "1865" and "Libby Prison"), but most seem from ca. 1885; silver gelatin except two silver collodion plates, one of which bears the "1865." The large plates were stored in a nineteenth-century wooden, grooved plate box (now stored separately). Images depict buildings and sites in Washington, D.C., including: aerial or bird's-eye views possibly taken from the (unfinished?) Washington Monument; the Manassas Panorama building with the completed (capped) Monument visible in the background; Washington street scenes, especially Pennsylvania Avenue; the Smithsonian castle; the U.S. Capitol; the White House; and dredging operations to create Hains Point.
Biographical / Historical:
Photographer(s) and circumstances of creation unknown.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mrs. W. L. Armstrong, February 3, 1986.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Streets -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1890  Search this
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1890  Search this
Waterfronts -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Dredging -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Cycloramas -- 1880-1890  Search this
Cities and towns -- 1880-1890  Search this
Capitols -- 1880-1890  Search this
Buildings -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Architecture -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Libby Prison -- 1880-1890  Search this
Paintings -- 1880-1890  Search this
Panoramas -- 1880-1890  Search this
Genre/Form:
Wet collodion negatives
Aerial views -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- Collodion -- 19th century
Citation:
W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection, 1865-1885, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0183
See more items in:
W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82ed09348-d357-44a7-b496-9fe006dfb69f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0183
Online Media:

Milo Beach collection, Samuel Bourne Photographs

Creator:
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (albumen from wet collodion negative, 24 x 29 cm.)
1 Print (albumen from wet collodion negative, 23 x 29 cm.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Albumen prints
Place:
Ellora Caves (India)
India
Date:
circa 1870
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of three photographic prints, mounted on board, by Samuel Bourne: I. Albumen print from wet collodion negative, 24 x 29 cm., circa 1870, signed on the plate with the catalog number 1340. Penciled in the lower right corner "Kutab Minar with the Great Arch and From the West - Delhi". Photo depicts the Qutb Minar at Quwwat al-Islam mosque in Delhi. II. Albumen print from wet collodion negative, 23 x 29 cm., circa 1870. Depicts the Jain temple known as the Court of Indra at the Ellora Caves near Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra. III. Albumen print from wet collodion negative, 24 x 29 cm., circa 1870. Depicts the Bibi Ka Maqbara (Tomb of Rabia Durrani) in Aurangabad.
Arrangement:
Organized in one flat box.
Biographical / Historical:
Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) had already begun to earn recognition for his work in England, having exhibited at the London International Exhibition of 1862, when he decided to give up his position in a bank and depart for India to work as a professional photographer. He arrived in Calcutta early in 1863, initially setting up a partnership with William Howard. They moved up to Simla, where they established a new studio Howard & Bourne, to be joined in 1864 by Charles Shepherd, to form Howard, Bourne & Shepherd. By 1866, after the departure of Howard, it became Bourne & Shepherd, the name under which the firm continues to operate to this day. Although Bourne only spent 6 years in India, his time there was extremely productive. He undertook three major expeditions in the Himalayas, creating an impressive body of work which combined the highest technical quality and a keen artistic eye, while working under difficult physical conditions. Bourne left India for good in 1870, selling his interest in Bourne & Shepherd shortly thereafter and abandoning commercial photography.
The Qutb Minar in Delhi, India, is the world's tallest brick and stone minaret, standing 72.5 meters high. The structure is one of the earliest examples of Indo-Islamic architecture and was commissioned by India's first Muslim ruler, Qutb-ud-din Aibak, marking the beginning of Muslim rule which would end only with the arrival of the British in the 19th century. Ancient Hindu temples located on the site were torn down and the debris was used in the construction.
The archaeological site known as Ellora is located approximately 19 miles from the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Known for its monumental caves, Ellora is an outstanding example of Indian rock-cut architecture. The 34 "caves" - structures excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills - are Buddhist, Hindu and Jain rock-cut temples and monasteries, dating from between the 5th century and 10th century.
Bibi Ka Maqbara, which translates as "Tomb of the Lady," is a mausoleum near Aurangabad. Modeled after the Taj Mahal, the Bibi Ka Maqbara was built between 1651 and 1661 by Prince Azam Khan Shah, son of the Mugal Emperor Aurangzeb, in honor his mother Rabia Durani, also known as Dilras Banu Begum.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2001.05
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Mausoleums -- India  Search this
Kutb Minar (Delhi, India)  Search this
Temples -- India  Search this
Rock-cut architecture -- India  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Albumen prints
Identifier:
FSA.A2001.05
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc34db5eeb2-6b94-424a-8c27-3b334f6cb226
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2001-05
Online Media:

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