Nicholas V. Artamonoff photographs of Istanbul and Turkey, 1935-1945
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Extent4 linear feet (3 boxes of photographs, black and white 8 x 10 prints and contact prints; 4 boxes of negatives; 2 boxes of slides; and addendum - 1 box of research materials)
Biographical / Historical
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Existence and Location of Copies
- Copies of Artamonoff's photographs may be found in the ICFA's Byzantine Black and White Photograph Collection under the Architecture series
Alyssa DesRochers and Günder Varinlioğlu. http://www.academia.edu/2080694/DesRochers_A._and_G._Varinlioglu._Through_the_Lens_Nicholas_V._Artamonoff_and_his_25_Years_at_Robert_College_Robert_College_Quarterly_41_2011_42-43">“Through the Lens: Nicholas V. Artamonoff and his 25 Years at Robert College,” Robert College Quarterly 41 (2011): 42-43.
Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives Staff. Blog posts related to Nicholas Artamonoff. ICFA: A blog from the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C., 2011-. (http://icfadumbartonoaks.wordpress.com/category/nicholas-artamonoff/).
Matthew McClellan, "Snapshots of the past: Amateur photographer documented fading Byzantine ruins," Harvard Gazette (January 17, 2012). (http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/01/snapshots-of-the-past/).
Günder Varinlioğlu, ed. http://www.academia.edu/5941427/Artamonoff_Picturing_Byzantine_Istanbul_1930-1947._Edited_by_Gunder_Varinlioglu._Istanbul_Koc_University_Press_2013">Artamonoff: Picturing Byzantine Istanbul, 1930-1947. (Istanbul: Koç University Press, 2013). Exhibition of the same name held June 26-November 10, 2013 at Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, Istanbul, Turkey, Günder Varinlioğlu, curator. (https://rcac.ku.edu.tr/en/content/artamonoff-picturing-byzantine-istanbul-1930-1947).
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