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COLLECTION Identifier: PH.BZ.027

Natalia Teteriatnikov photographs of Byzantine art and architecture

Scope and Contents

The collection includes black and white negatives, black and white photographic prints, and color slides depicting Byzantine religious architecture, frescoes, mosaics, icons, and manuscripts in Turkey (Cappadocia and Istanbul primarily), Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Greece, Italy, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, and France. The photographs were taken by Natalia Teteriatnikov as part of her research on Byzantine art and architecture. It also includes a group of glass negatives of bronze crosses and icons from the Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko Museum, found by Vladimir Michailovich Teteriatnikov, as well as an album made by V.M. Teteriatnikov which contains prints from the negatives and also includes a photograph of B.I. Khanenko and his grave in the Vydubychi monastery in Kyiv.


  • circa 1900-2000s
  • Majority of material found within 1968-2000s



6 linear feet (35 boxes)

Processing Information

The collection has not yet been processed, this finding aid is preliminary.

Teteriatikov, Natalia. Natalia Teteriatnikov photographs of Byzantine art and architecture, circa 1900-2000s, bulk 1968-2000s: Finding Aid
Bettina Smith
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Dumbarton Oaks Repository

Dumbarton Oaks holds archival collections in its Rare Book Collection, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, and the Dumbarton Oaks Archives. The collections include: the papers of noteworthy scholars in the three fields that Dumbarton Oaks supports (Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape); image collections depicting objects or sites of topical interest to scholars in the three fields; Beatrix Farrand’s personal archive of letters and original drawings that document the development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden; and institutional records and architectural plans and drawings documenting the history of Dumbarton Oaks. For more information about hours and to make an appointment to consult any of the collections listed here, please fill out the request form:

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