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"Interior", Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-02-01-496
  • File
  • 1934 - 1954

Photographs from Sebah & Joaillier and the Byzantine Institute with descriptions. Includes one photograph of Thomas Whittemore and the Byzantine Institute staff.

Byzantine Institute, Inc.

A: Apse, ca. late 1930s-early 1940s

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-02-226
  • File
  • 1935 - 1945

Contains various views of the apse, some dated. Some photographs are numbered A-1 to A-5 and some bear Byzantine Institute stamps.

Van Nice, Robert L.

B2: Southwest Buttress, Exterior, ca. late 1930s and 1956

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-02-229
  • File
  • 1935 - 1956

Contains exterior views of the southwest buttress. Some photographs are numbered B2-1 to B2-19, one bears a Byzantine Institute stamp, and some are marked “RJM” in the corner.

Mainstone, R. J. (Rowland J.)

B2a: Southwest Buttress, Interior, ca. 1940s

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-02-230
  • File
  • 1940 - 1949

Contains interior views of the southwest buttress. Some photographs are numbered B2a-1 to B2a-10 and some bear Byzantine Institute stamps.

Byzantine Institute, Inc.

BIa: Southeast Buttress, Interior, ca. late 1930s

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-02-228
  • File
  • 1935 - 1939

Contains interior views of the southeast buttress. Some photographs are numbered BIa-4 to BIa-26 and some bear Byzantine Institute stamps.

Byzantine Institute, Inc.

Correspondence regarding Archaeology magazine articles, 1951-1953

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-02-217
  • File
  • 1951 - 1953

Original folder title, “AAAS-PAPER / Johnson + Vermont Printing.” Folder contains correspondence with The Vermont Printing Company regarding reprints of the two articles from Archaeology. Folder also includes correspondence with William MacDonald...

Johnson, Jotham

Drawings and Details

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-03-298
  • File

Contains photographic prints of drawings of Hagia Sophia, many from the Byzantine Institute library in Paris. Folder also includes some photographs of brick details, as well as taped-together panorama photographs of the interior. Photograph sizes ...

Byzantine Institute, Inc.

Hagia Sophia Project, December 1957-December 1958

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-02-113/114
  • File
  • 1957 - 1958

Contains general correspondence about the project, as well as expense reports. Topics include the “discovery” of the Alexander mosaic in Hagia Sophia by Van Nice. Folder also includes correspondence with the School of Architecture at the Universit...

Van Nice, Robert L.

Interiors and Exteriors of Hagia Sophia, Some Possibly from Other Sources

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-04-317
  • File

Title provided by previous processor: “Hagia Sophia: Interiors & Exteriors ‘unreplaceable.’” Folder contains various interior and exterior views of Hagia Sophia. Some photographs bear Byzantine Institute stamps on the versos. Some photographs may ...

Byzantine Institute, Inc.

Research Notes

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01-01-072
  • File

Original folder title, “READING NOTES: FIRST CARBON.” Folder contains quotations from historical sources, as well as some contemporary reports, separated by subject (Architects, Galleries, Material, etc.). It is possible that one copy belonged to ...

Research Notes, Copy 2

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01-01-073
  • File

Contains quotations from historical sources, as well as some contemporary reports, separated by subject (Architects, Galleries, Material, etc.) It is possible that one copy belonged to Van Nice and another to William Emerson or to the Byzantine I...

SDE: Semidomes, East, ca. late 1930s and 1940s

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-02-274
  • File
  • 1935 - 1949

Contains photographs of the east semidome. Some photographs are numbered SDE-1 to SDE-10 and some bear Byzantine Institute stamps.

Byzantine Institute, Inc.

Scaffolding

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-03-304
  • File

Contains photographs of scaffolding, likely from the Byzantine Institute and probably removed from an album. Some photographs are dated 1936-1938 and some are annotated on the versos with descriptions of the location.

Various Additional Photographs

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-03-299
  • File

Contains a large number of various views of Hagia Sophia, both interior and exterior, details and general. Some are from the Byzantine Institute and most are numbered according to different schemes. Folder also includes views from the roof, detail...

Byzantine Institute, Inc.

“OTHER PROJECTS"

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01-01-080/081/082
  • File

Contains correspondence regarding historical accounts written by visitors to Hagia Sophia in previous centuries. These folders also may contain references to other Byzantine Institute fieldwork projects, such as drawings of Kariye Camii, Hagia Eir...