Parisa Damandan Collection of Iranian Photographs [1880s-1970s]

This fonds consists of digital copies of photographs held by Parisa Damandan, created as part of the project EAP001 Faces and Places in Iran: Iranian Photography at the Turn of the 20th Century.The collection features material from a range of photographers, including Minas Patkerhanian Machertich, Amonallah Taighi, Thooni Johannes, Mirza Hasan Khan Shams, Mirza Mehdi Chereh-Nama, Ernst Hoeltzer, and other unidentified sources. The collection mainly consists of portrait photographs and group photographs, and includes photographs of Armenian immigrants which would have been attached to immigration documentation.The photographs were taken from 1880-1970s, in Esfahan and in the New Jolfa area of Esfahan; the original prints were created from gelatin and glass plate negatives.
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  • Sample photographs [late 19th Century-early 20th Century]

    File Ref: EAP001/14/1
    Digital images of Iranian photographs taken in and around Iran in the late 19th to the early 20th centuries. Unfortunately, information about the provenance, context and subjects of the photographs is largely unknown, and so the information in this catalog ...
  • Sample photographs [1906-1922]

    File Ref: EAP001/15/1
    Digital images of group and individual portrait photographs taken in and around Tehran between 1330-1340H [1911-1922]. Unfortunately, information about the provenance, context and subjects of the photographs is mostly unknown; the information presented in ...
  • Photographs from Arak [1891-1927]

    File Ref: EAP001/16/1
    This file consists of 16 digital images of photographs collected by Nasrin Torabi from various individual and institutional collections in Arak, Iran. Unfortunately, the provenance of each photograph has not been recorded by the collector. These samples da ...
  • Photographs from Mashhad [1867-1917]

    File Ref: EAP001/16/2
    This file consists of 41 digital images of photographs collected by Nasrin Torabi from various individual and institutional collections in Mashhad, Iran. Unfortunately, the provenance of each photograph has not been recorded by the collector. These samples ...
  • Photographs from Esfahan taken by Minas Patkerhanian Machertich [1900-1970s]

    File Ref: EAP001/1/1
    This file consists of digital copies of 18 photographs taken by Minas Patkerhanian Machertich in Esfahan, Iran, from 1900-1970s. The material mainly consists of black and white portrait photographs (individual and group), including three photographs of Arm ...
  • Photographs from Esfahan, Various Photographers [1880s-1940s]

    File Ref: EAP001/1/2
    This file consists of digital copies of 15 photographs taken in Esfahan, Iran, from the 1880s-1940s. Photographs in this file were taken by Minas Patkerhanian Machertich, Amanollah Tarighi, Thooni Johannes, Mirza Hasan Khan Shams, Mirza Mehdi Khan Chereh-N ...
  • Photographs from the Muhammad Khan Company, Abadan. 1305H-1320H [1926-1942]

    File Ref: EAP001/18/1
    Digital copies of photographs taken by the Muhammad Khan Company, Abadan. The photographs were taken by Muhammad Khan between 1305H-1320H [1926-1942]. Unfortunately, information about the context and subjects of the photographs is unknown, and so the infor ...
  • Photographs from the Chihra-yi 'Abd al-Javad Armakan Collection, 1320s...

    File Ref: EAP001/18/2
    Digital copies of photographs from the Chihra-yi Abd al-Javad Armakan Collection, Abadan. The photographs date from 1305H-1320H [1926-1942]. Unfortunately, information about the provenance, context and subjects of the photographs is unknown, and so the inf ...
  • Oil Exploration at Abadan, 1910-c1925

    File Ref: EAP001/19/1
    Six digital images of photographs taken for the Anglo Persian Oil Company:1. Inside the derrick at Well B.102, Persia, c. 1925.2. Persian workmen extending an old pipe, c. 1925.3. Members of the Company staff being entertained at luncheon by the Kashgali K ...
  • Group portrait of Armenian Men [1934]

    Item Ref: EAP001/11/1/1
    Digital copy of a group portrait of Armenian men, seated outside a building. Photographer unknown; the original photograph has been mounted, and the mount annotated in Armenian. This annotation includes the date: 1934.Original photograph measures 18 x 21cm ...
  • Pre-school children with teachers [1915]

    Item Ref: EAP001/11/1/2
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph showing 2 pre-school teachers with 10 children. Photograph taken by Hudson(?) in 1915.Original print measures 13 x 18cm, and appears to have been attached to a photograph album. ...
  • School teacher with students [1915-1933]

    Item Ref: EAP001/11/1/3
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph showing a schoolteacher and his pupils from the first Armenian school in Arak. The photograph is annotated in Armenian, and is dated somewhere between 1915 and 1933; photographer unknown. ...
  • Armenian teachers and Khalifa Council members [1935]

    Item Ref: EAP001/11/1/4
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph showing Armenian teachers and Khalifa Council members in Arak. Photographer unknown; the photograph has been annotated in Armenian, which gives the date as 1935.Original print measures 18 x 21cm, and has been fr ...
  • Group photograph at Kindergarten construction site [1931]

    Item Ref: EAP001/11/1/5
    Digital copy of a group portrait photograph showing a large gathering of people at the construction site of a new Kindergarten school. Photographer unknown; the photograph is annotated in Armenian, and dated to 1931.Original print measures 18 x 21cm. ...
  • School science teachers with pupils [1926]

    Item Ref: EAP001/11/1/6
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph showing school science teachers and their pupils. Photographer unknown; the photograph is annotated in Armenian, and dated to 1926.Original print measures 18 x 21cm. ...