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Fethiye Camii, Inscription on upper cornice, east and south arms

  • MS.BZ.004-02-04-04-001
  • Work
  • 1949 - 1963

Inscription on upper cornice: in east arm (sections 1-3), and south arm (sections 4-6). Imprinted on verso: "Section #2"; accession number imprinted on verso: 1995.F2727. The actual inscription is painted on the upper cornice in gold on blue groun...

Megaw, A. H. S. (Arthur Hubert Stanley)

Fethiye Camii, Inscription on upper cornice, west arm

  • MS.BZ.004-02-04-04-003
  • Work
  • 1949 - 1963

Inscription on upper cornice: in west arm. Imprinted in pencil: "Upper Cornice"; accession number imprinted on verso: 1995.F2728. The actual inscription is painted on the upper cornice in gold on blue ground. The print is a copy of a tracing of th...

Megaw, A. H. S. (Arthur Hubert Stanley)

Church of Ascension, Exterior, Zica Monastery, Zica, Serbia

  • US DcWaDIC PH.BZ.004-001
  • Work
  • 1900 - 1999

The church was built ca. 1215, damaged in the late 13th century and restored in the begining of the 14th century. The church was partly reconstructed in the 20th century. Historical Raska Style. The wall paintings date from the first quarter of t...

West facade

  • PH.BZ.010-018-001
  • Image
  • 1935

West facade

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Exterior view

  • PH.BZ.010-018-002
  • Image
  • 1936

Exterior view from the southeast

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Fresco in parekklesion

  • PH.BZ.010-018-006
  • Image
  • 1936

Fresco of St. Samonas and St. Gurias above the door between the parekklesion and the nave

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Dormition mosaic

  • PH.BZ.010-018-008
  • Image
  • 1936

Mosaic of the Dormition (Koimesis) of the Virgin above the west door of the nave

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Esonarthex dome

  • PH.BZ.010-018-010
  • Image
  • 1936

North domical vault of the esonarthex, mosaics depicting scenes from the Life of the Virgin

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Esonarthex

  • PH.BZ.010-018-014
  • Image
  • 1937

Esonarthex from the south

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Exterior view

  • PH.BZ.010-018-016
  • Image
  • 1937

Central section of the south facade with the main dome

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Cistern

  • PH.BZ.010-036-008
  • Image
  • 1937

The colonnaded interior of the cistern of the monastery located southeast of the church

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Chapel interior

  • PH.BZ.010-036-012
  • Image
  • 1944

The interior of the chapel with a column and impost capital - the two-columned and groin-vaulted chapel is built over a corner of the cistern, located southeast of the church

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Chapel entrance

  • PH.BZ.010-036-014
  • Image
  • 1944

The stairs at the entrance of the chapel - the two-columned and groin-vaulted chapel is built over a corner of the cistern, located southeast of the church

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Chapel interior

  • PH.BZ.010-036-015
  • Image
  • 1944

The interior of the chapel with a column and impost capital - 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 e...

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Chapel exterior

  • PH.BZ.010-036-022
  • Image
  • 1944

Chapel from the southeast with the walls of the church in the background - 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 194...

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Marble pavement

  • PH.BZ.010-036-025
  • Image
  • 1935

Inlaid marble pavement of the nave with the feet of Nicholas V. Artamonoff

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Narthex facade

  • PH.BZ.010-036-026
  • Image
  • 1935

Central section of the colonnaded exterior faÁade of the narthex with the door frames on either side

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Wall

  • PH.BZ.010-044-004
  • Image
  • 1944

Remains of the church of an unidentified monastery, located near the tram line in Samatya

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Wall

  • PH.BZ.010-044-005
  • Image
  • 1944

Remains of the church of an unidentified monastery, located near the tram line in Samatya

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Architecture

  • US DcWaDIC PH.BZ.001-01
  • Series

The collection includes images from sites in the following countries: Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Ser...

Fenari Isa Camii, North church, drawing of north elevation

  • 002
  • Work
  • 1961 - 1964

Drawing is based on the architectural survey by James Stafford in 1961. Inscribed in pencil on verso: "Fenari Isa - own (?) plans + points"; accession number imprinted on verso: "1995.F2753."

Megaw, A. H. S. (Arthur Hubert Stanley)

Interior view

  • 010
  • Image
  • 1937

Connecting space between North and South Churches, looking towards the southwest

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Brickwork

  • 003
  • Image
  • 1939

Detail of brickwork from the exterior facade of the outer ambulatory

Exterior view

  • 005
  • Image
  • 1939

Exterior view from the southeast, showing market garden

Exterior view

  • 002
  • Image
  • 1935

Exterior view from the west

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

View from minaret

  • 004
  • Image
  • 1937

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

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Fethiye Camii, Inscription on upper cornice, east and south arms

  • MS.BZ.004-02-04-04-002
  • Work
  • 1949 - 1963

Inscription on upper cornice: in east arm (sections 1-3), and south arm (sections 4-6). Imprinted in ink: "Fethiye Camii Upper Cornice"; on verso in pencil: "Istanbul Fethiye Camii painted inscription"; on verso in ink: "6 Istanbul - Fetiye Camii ...

Megaw, A. H. S. (Arthur Hubert Stanley)

Fethiye Camii, Inscription on interior lower cornice

  • MS.BZ.004-02-04-04-005
  • Work
  • 1949 - 1963

Imprinted on verso: "Section #1"; accession number imprinted on verso: 1995.F2725. The actual inscription is painted on the lower cornice in gold on blue ground. The print is a copy of a tracing of the inscription.

Megaw, A. H. S. (Arthur Hubert Stanley)

South church

  • PH.BZ.010-047-001
  • Image

Outer narthex of the South church from the south

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Exterior view

  • PH.BZ.010-047-002
  • Image
  • 1936

Exterior view from the southwest

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

West wall

  • PH.BZ.010-047-003
  • Image
  • 1938

Exterior view of the west wall from the northwest

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Exterior view

  • PH.BZ.010-003-001
  • Image
  • 1938

Exterior view from the northeast

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Parekklesion

  • PH.BZ.010-018-005
  • Image
  • 1936

Interior of the parekklesion viewed from the exonarthex of the church towards the east

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

South facade

  • PH.BZ.010-018-015
  • Image
  • 1937

West end of the south facade

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Christ Pantokrator

  • PH.BZ.010-018-017
  • Image
  • 1938

Mosaic in the lunette above the door to the esonarthex, Christ Pantokrator identified as the Dwelling- Place (Chora) of the Living

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Exterior view

  • PH.BZ.010-036-005
  • Image
  • 1936

Exterior view of the east wall and apse from the southeast

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

View from minaret

  • PH.BZ.010-036-007
  • Image
  • 1937

View of the east end of the church and the neighborhood from the minaret

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Wall detail

  • PH.BZ.010-036-010
  • Image
  • 1937

Detail of masonry and brickwork

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Chapel interior

  • PH.BZ.010-036-011
  • Image
  • 1944

Column and impost capital from the two-columned and groin-vaulted chapel built over a corner of the cistern located southeast of the church - the chapel, which was occupied by Surps distillery in this photograph of 1944, does not exist anymore

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Well head

  • PH.BZ.010-036-017
  • Image
  • 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)

Chapel exterior

  • PH.BZ.010-036-020
  • Image
  • 1944

Chapel from the southeast with the walls of the church in the background - 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 194...

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Nave and apse

  • PH.BZ.010-036-023
  • Image
  • 1935

Nave and apse from the west

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

Atrium with fountain

  • PH.BZ.010-036-027
  • Image
  • 1935

Atrium with a fountain, with the west facade of the narthex in the background

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

South facade

  • MS.BZ.012-02-03-05-002-005
  • Image
  • 1938

Central section of the south facade

Brickwork

  • 007
  • Image
  • 1939

Detail from the upper structure of the South Church

Roof

  • 005
  • Image
  • 1937

View of the roof from the southwest, with two central domes

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

North Church

  • 006
  • Image
  • 1937

Southwest roof chapel of the North Church

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

North Church

  • 013
  • Image
  • 1937

Marble cornice of the apse arch

Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

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