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COLLECTION Identifier: 010091305

Chester Brummel photograph collection

Overview

Summary: Architectural photographs, chiefly of churches, cathedrals, monasteries, and convents; also, some images of castles and palaces.

Dates

  • circa 1982, 1992-1994

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Please contact Special Collections, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction and/or publication of materials subject to copyright requires written permission from a) the copyright owner, his/her heirs or assigns and from b) the Fine Arts Library, owner of the original material.

Extent

1 collection (792 gelatin silver prints)

Architectural photographs, chiefly of churches, cathedrals, monasteries, and convents; also, some images of castles and palaces. Exterior and interior views show religious sculpture, mosaics, altars, sacristies, tombs, courtyards, chapels, naves, capitals, doors, walls, and other architectural elements. Notable locations in Italy include Altamura Cathedral, the Cathedral of San Pardo in Larino, the Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi, and the mosaics of the Palatine Chapel in Palermo; in Portugal, Jeronimos Monastery and the Tower of Belem (Lisbon), the Convent of Christ (Tomar), and the Dominican monastery Santa Maria da Victoria (Batalha); in Congonhas, Brazil, the Santuario do Bom Jesus de Matosinhos; and in Stockholm, Sweden, Storkyrkan (The Great Church) and Taby Church.

Arrangement

Arranged geographically by country and location. Images numbered by Brummel correspond to numbered lists that accompany the collection identifying the location and subject of each image.

Title
Brummel, Chester E. V. Chester Brummel photograph collection: Guide.
Author
Fine Arts Library, Harvard Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
fal00005

Repository Details

Part of the Fine Arts Library Repository

The Fine Arts Library is among the leading libraries in the world for the study of art, architecture, and visual culture from antiquity to the present. Since 1895, FAL has served the needs of the visual arts community at Harvard, providing research and curricular support for all areas in the history of art, architecture, photography, and the decorative arts. FAL's archival collections may be consulted in the Special Collections Study Room by appointment only.

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