@Dumbarton Oaks

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Exterior view

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  • 1938

Exterior view from the northeast

Isaac Angelus Tower

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  • 1936

The tower of Isaac Angelus and the lower section of the Blachernae walls from the southwest. Market garden, possibly planted with eggplants.

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Isaac Angelus Tower

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  • 1936

The tower of Isaac Angelus and the Tower of Anemas from the west. Market garden in the moat.

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Walls at Yedikule

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  • 1935

The exterior view of the land walls and the northwest tower at Yedikule from the southwest. Yedikule garden in the moat.

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Samatya

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  • 1936

Remains of the Marmara Sea Walls at Samatya looking towards the sea. Market gardens are visible in front of the walls. The planting bed called "tava" or "mashula" can be discerned in the left foreground. This is an early visual record of this tech...

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Distant view

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  • 1937

Yedikule viewed from the minaret of St. John Studios (Imrahor Camii)

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Exterior view

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  • 1939

Exterior view from the southeast, showing market garden

View from minaret

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  • 1937

View taken from the minaret in the southwest. Market garden in upper right, three women harvesting.

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Near Yedikule

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  • 1937

General view of the Land Walls loooking northwest from Yedikule, showing Yedikule gardens along the city walls

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Well head

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  • 1944

Well head near the apse of the chapel - the two-columned and groin-vaulted chapel is built over a corner of the cistern, located southeast of the church - the chapel, which was occupied by Surps distillery in 1944, does not exist anymore

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Sculptural fragments

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  • 1935

Sculptural fragments from the propylaeum of St. Sophia reconsecrated under Theodosius II - the fragments are located in the garden in front of the west facade

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

British Gardens Aerial Photographs Collection, ca. 1900s-1980s

  • PH.GL.001
  • Collection
  • 1900 - 1989

Contains aerial photographs of historic estates and gardens in the United Kingdom (England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales). The vast majority of the material relates to English sites with some coverage of Scotland, but minimal representation for Ir...

David Robbins Coffin Papers, 1918-2003

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  • Collection

The collection consists of Coffin's personal papers and materials relating to his teaching career at Princeton University and his scholarly research interests in Renaissance architecture and garden history. Materials include notebooks, index cards...

Coffin, David R.

Golden Gate

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  • 1939

Golden Gate viewed from the southwest. Market garden in the moat near Yedikule and the Golden Gate.

Monastery of Saint Paul, landscape, structures, daily life of monks

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-01-01-003
  • Work
  • 500 - 1930

Originally a hermit's cave that became a late antique shrine and transformed into a monastery by the thirteenth century. Two seperate cycles of frescoes in the Cave Church date to the thirteenth century. The Cave Church was enlarged and partly rep...

Wall of Heraclius

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  • 1937

The northern section of the Blachernae walls with the wall of Heraclius, the wall of Leo and the northern part of the Prison of Anemas from the southwest. Also showing market garden.

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Well head

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  • 1944

Well head near the apse of the chapel - the two-columned and groin-vaulted chapel is built over a corner of the cistern, located southeast of the church - the chapel, which was occupied by Surps distillery in 1944, does not exist anymore

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Golden Gate

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  • 1939

Golden Gate viewed from southwest. Market garden in the moat near Yedikule and the Golden Gate.

Tower and walls

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  • 1938

North tower (Tower 4) of Yedikule and the land walls viewed from the southeast, showing market gardens near Yedikule

Greek Monastery

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  • 1937

Exterior view, showing terrace garden with water well

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Manuel Comnenus

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  • 1938

General view of the Wall of Manuel Comnenus looking from the city. Market garden, orchards, and shed in foreground.

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Walls at Yedikule

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  • 1935

The exterior view of the land walls and the northwest tower at Yedikule from the southwest. Yedikule garden in the moat.

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Well head

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  • 1944

Pericles next to the well head near the apse of the chapel - the two-columned and groin-vaulted chapel is built over a corner of the cistern, located southeast of the church - the chapel, which was occupied by Surps distillery in 1944, does not ex...

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Exterior view

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  • 1935

Exterior view from southwest, showing gardens in front of Hagia Sophia

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Fildami reservoir

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  • 1935

Market garden in foreground

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Dumbarton Oaks Gardens: Winter and Summer Scenes, ca. 1920s-1940s

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  • Collection
  • 1920 - 1949

Based on the film edge codes, clothing, and garden scenes, sections of the film can be dated to the mid-1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. The combined footage illustrates Dumbarton Oaks when it was still a private residence, as well as when it became an in...

Amateur Cinema League

Exterior view

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  • 1939

Exterior view from the southeast, showing market garden