Black and White Mounted Photograph Collection
The collection includes over 75,000 mounted black and white photographic prints of Byzantine art, architecture, and archaeology, its bulk being from the fourth through the fifteenth century, along with corresponding negatives where available. The ...
Sirarpie Der Nersessian Papers and Photographs, 1939-1966 (ICFA)
- 1939 - 1966
Sirarpie Der Nersessian was one of the pioneers of Armenian-Byzantine art history. She established the methodology for the study of Armenian illuminated manuscripts and incorporated Armenian art into the scope of Byzantine art history. Over the co...
Der Nersessian, Sirarpie
Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989
- 1936 - 1989
This collection documents the architectural survey of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey, conducted by Robert L. Van Nice from the late 1930s to the 1980s. The project was sponsored by William Emerson, Dean of Architecture at the Massachusetts Insti...
Kurt Weitzmann Photographs of Manuscripts, 1980s-1990s
- 1980 - 1999
Duplicate photographs of Greek manuscripts, Latin manuscripts, and ancient book illuminations originally compiled by Kurt Weitzmann throughout his career from the early 1930s to the 1980s.
Illuminated Manuscript Photographs Collection, ca. 1950
- 1945 - 1955
This collection gathers together photographs of Byzantine and Armenian manuscript illuminations photographed by the Library of Congress, scholars, museums and other photo archives. A significant portion of the collection reflects the research of A...
Library of Congress
Franklin M. Biebel Photograph Albums of Mosaics, ca. 1950s
- 1950 - 1959
Assembled by Biebel around 1955, the albums include photographs, plans, and documentary information on floor mosaics from Byzantium and the West. It also includes one album of coptic textiles. The most extensive coverage is of the Gerasa (Jerash) ...
Biebel, Franklin M. (Franklin Matthews)
Corpus of Early Christian and Byzantine Silver, 1981-1986
- 1981 - 1986
The collection documents approximately 1,500 Byzantine silver vessels and utensils produced for liturgical and domestic use between 300 and 1453 CE within the geographical boundaries of the Roman and Byzantine empires (as known, ca. 1985). Silver ...
Arthur Kingsley Porter Photographs of Architecture and Manuscripts, 1980s
- 1980 - 1989
Selections from Porter's photograph collection at Harvard that Porter took and compiled in the early 20th century. These duplicate photographs depict Byzantine and Medieval architecture, wall paintings, and sculpture from Egypt, France, Greece, Is...
Porter, Arthur Kingsley