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Series 03 - Moving Images (16mm)

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DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-03

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Moving Images (16mm)

Date(s)

  • 1930s-1940s (Creation)

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24 motion picture films

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Dumbarton Oaks (1940-Present)

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Scope and content

Contains twenty-three (23) 16mm moving images that document the conservation and restoration work executed by the Byzantine Institute staff in Hagia Sophia and Kariye Camii during the 1940s. Also includes one (1) film of the Red Sea Monasteries in Egypt during the early 1930s, which features Thomas Whittemore and Egyptian monks.

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Film reels are stored in ICFA cold storage for preservation purposes.

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The films have been digitized and are available for online viewing:

Red Sea Monasteries, ca. 1930
Hagia Sophia, 1936-1949
Kariye Camii, 1948

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Publication note

ICFA online exhibit, "A Truthful Record: The Byzantine Institute Films," https://www.doaks.org/resources/online-exhibits/a-truthful-record.

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Related right

The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s

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Research

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Allow

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Rights note(s)

Preferred citation: The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s, MS.BZ.004, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s

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Publish

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Copyright for Byzantine Institute materials belong to Dumbarton Oaks. However, permission to publish materials created by other correspondents must be obtained from the copyright holder.

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Under copyright

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