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Subseries 02 - Photographs by Section of the Building, ca. late 1930s-1970s

Cornice on a western flyi... Cornice on a western flyi... Cornice on a western flyi... Cornice on a western flyi... Cornice on a western flyi... Cornice on an exterior pier Cornice on a western flyi... Cornice along the springi... Apse brickwork Dome cornice lip Dome cornice lip Dome cornice lip Dome cornice and upper arch Dome, interior ribs Dome, interior ribs Looking up to the dome co... Looking up to the dome co... Cornice detail from north... Cornice detail from the n... Arcade and cornice detail... Cornice detail from the s... Cornice detail from the s... Cornice detail from the s... Arcade and cornice detail... Arcade and cornice detail... Arcade and cornice detail... Arcade and cornice detail... Gallery level arcade and ... Gallery level cornice on ... Arch of an exedra and the... Arch of an exedra and the... Gallery level column bases Gallery level column bases Gallery level arch and co... Gallery level arcade and ... Roofing detail Brickwork and roofing of ... Rods in brickwork West wall, tie rods West wall, tie rods West wall, tie rods West wall, tie rods West wall, tie rod under ... Ground level arcade and c... Ground level arcade and c... Ground level arcade and c... Cornice between the groun... Cornice between ground an... Cornice between ground an... Cornice between ground an... Cornice between ground an... Cornice between the groun... Cornice between ground an... Cornice between ground an... Cornice between ground an... Cornice between ground an... Cornice between the groun... Detail of the north arcad... Detail of the north arcad... Looking up to the cornice... Looking up to the cornice... Nave, exedra arch Nave, exedra arch Nave, exedra arch. Nave, exedra arch Ground level arch and cor... Ground-level arch and cor... Ground level arch and the... Ground level arch and cor... Ground-level arcade and c... Brickwork detail of a sem... Brickwork detail of a sem... Brickwork detail of a sem... Brickwork detail of a sem... Brickwork detail of a sem... Cornice and upper part of...

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Reference code

DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-02

Title

Photographs by Section of the Building, ca. late 1930s-1970s

Date(s)

  • ca. late 1930s-1970s (Creation)

Level of description

Subseries

Extent and medium

2 boxes with 60 folders of photographic prints, 7" x 9" and 8" x 10"
6 boxes of photographic prints, 5" x 7" and smaller

Context area

Name of creator

Van Nice, Robert L. (1910-1994)

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Scope and content

Contains photographs of Hagia Sophia. Most photographs are by Van Nice, but some are from the Byzantine Institute.

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Accruals

System of arrangement

Photographs are organized according to size, with larger prints (7" x 9" and 8" x 10") preceding smaller prints (5" x 7" and smaller). Within each size grouping, photographs are arranged alphabetically by section of the building, according to acronyms developed by Van Nice.

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Existence and location of copies

A very limited selection of photographs from this subseries – depicting architectural details from the interior and exterior of Hagia Sophia - has been digitized and is available through Harvard’s Visual Information Access (VIA) system. Catalog numbers include: VN-HS.0001 - .00077. For access, see: http://via.lib.harvard.edu/via/deliver/deepLinkResults?kw2=%22architectural%20details%22&kw1=%22hagia%20sophia%22&bool1=and&index2=Title&index1=Title&repositoryLimit=Dumbarton%20Oaks.

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Note

Please note that the numbering on the photographs is not inclusive (i.e., DS1-8 does not necessarily mean that DS2 is included), and folders may also contain undated or unnumbered photographs.

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Related right

Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989

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Research

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Rights note(s)

Preferred Citation: Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989, MS.BZ.012, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

Some materials created by Rowland J. Mainstone are restricted.

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Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989

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Publish

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Copyright for Robert Van Nice materials belongs to Dumbarton Oaks. However, permission to publish materials created by other correspondents, including Rowland J. Mainstone, must be obtained from the copyright holder.

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