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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  • Group portrait [1928]

    Item Ref: EAP001/11/1/7
    Digital copy of a group portrait photograph showing 12 men and 3 women; the photograph subjects are unknown. Photograher unknown; the photograph is annotated in Armenian, and dated to 1928.Original print measures 18 x 21cm, and has been framed. ...
  • School portrait [1928/9]

    Item Ref: EAP001/11/1/8
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of school staff and children. Photographer unknown; the photograph is annotated in Armenian, and dated 1928/9 (the date has been corrected, and is difficult to make out).Original print measures 18 x 21cm, and ha ...
  • Group portrait

    Item Ref: EAP001/11/1/9
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of Armenian men, women and children. Photographer, date and subjects unknown.Original print measures 13 x 18cm. ...
  • Traditional sportsman linking arms

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/1
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph showing three traditional sportsmen linking arms in a triangle formation. Date unknown; photographer thought to be Nabi or Alborzi. ...
  • Portrait of an Iraqi man [1891]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/2
    Digital image of an individual portrait photograph of an Iraqi man. Photograph taken by Yusuf Khan, 1309H [1891]. The photograph is annotated in Persian. ...
  • Kindergarten class portrait [1927]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/3
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of a Kindergarten class. Photograph taken by Ahtmalaly Mohammad, 1927. The photograph is annotated in Armenian. ...
  • Portrait of Mohsen Haj

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/4
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of Mohsen Haj. Date unknown; photograph taken by Jahangir Rahmani, Tehran. ...
  • Crowd at a wedding ceremony

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/5
    Digital image of a photograph showing the crowd at a wedding ceremony. Photograph taken by Hossein Eftekhari, 1327H [1909]. ...
  • Arak Clergy [1909]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/6
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph showing 5 clerics from Arak. Photograph taken by Yusuf Khan, 1327H [1909]. The names of the clerics are annotated on the photograph in Persian. ...
  • Portrait of Hossein Karimi Golpayegani

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/7
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of Hossein Karimi Golpayegani. Photograph taken in Arak by Yusuf Khan; date unknown. ...
  • School science teachers and pupils

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/8
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of school science teachers and their pupils. Photograph taken by Hossein Eftekhari in Arak; date unknown. ...
  • Portrait of Ahmad Shah

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/9
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of Ahmad Shah in dress uniform. Photographer unknown; date unknown. ...
  • Portrait of unknown man

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/10
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of an unidentified man. Photographer unknown; date unknown; location unknown. ...
  • Portrait [of Mirza al-Sultan?]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/11
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of a man tentatively identified as Mirza al-Sultan. Photograph taken by L Habib Teheri, Arak; date unknown. ...
  • Group portrait [featuring Abbas Mirza?]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/12
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of 4 boys, one of whom is tentatively identified as Abbas Mirza. Photograph taken by L Habib Taheri in Arak; no date. ...