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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  • Portrait photograph of a man and young child [Mirza al-Sultan and Abbas Mirza?]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/13
    Digital image of a portrait photograph showing a man sitting with a young child on his lap; the two are tentatively identified as Mirza al-Sultan and Abbas Mirza. Photograph taken by L Habib Taheri in Arak; date unknown. ...
  • The Oriental Carpet Manufacturers Ltd, Arak

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/14
    Digital image of a photograph showing men working outside the carpet company The Oriental Carpet Manufacturers Ltd in Arak. Photographer unknown; date unknown. ...
  • Portrait of Zabih Zabihi

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/15
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of Zabih Zabihi. Photograph taken by Strauss; date unknown. ...
  • Portrait of unknown man

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/16
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of an unidentified man. Photogrpaher and date unknown. ...
  • Steel window at Shrine [1895]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/1
    Digital image of a photograph showing a steel-grated window at a Shrine in Mashhad. There are two guards posted at either side of the mesh. Photograph taken by Ayrya Pima, 1313H [1895]. ...
  • Mashhad street scene [1892]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/2
    Digital image of a photograph depicting a street in Mashhad. The shot focuses on a horse and cart and an automobile going past a parade of shops. Photograph taken by Ayrya Pima, 1310H [1892]. ...
  • Group portrait featuring Mozaffaredin Mirza and Mohammad Ali Shah [1897]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/3
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of 5 men, two of whom are Mozaffaredin Mirza and Mohammad Ali Shah. Photographer unknown, 1315H [1897]. The original photograph belongs to Mirza Jahabakhsh Nyadr of Mashhad. ...
  • Group of Clerics in Mashhad

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/4
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of a group of Clerics in Mashhad. Photographer and date unknown. ...
  • Building on fire [1900]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/5
    Digital image of a photograph showing a building on fire. Photograph taken by Ayrya Pima, 1318H [1900]. ...
  • Group portrait of men in uniform [1896]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/6
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph showing a group of men in uniform. Photographer unknown, 1314H [1896]. ...
  • Mozaffaredin Shah and his entourage

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/7
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph showing Mozaffaredin Shah and his entourage. Photographer and date unknown. ...
  • Mohammad Ali Shah

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/8
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of Mohammad Ali Shah in dress uniform. Photographer and date unknown. ...
  • Portrait of unknown man

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/9
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of an unidentified man. The man is stood against a painted backdrop depicting a garden. Photograph taken by Reza Hemmati, date unknown. ...
  • Group portrait of 4 unknown men

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/10
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of 4 unidentified men sitting in chairs. Photographer and date unknown. The original is a glass plate, and the top left section has broken off, obscuring the face of one of the men. ...
  • Group portrait

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/11
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph, showing a group of adults and a smaller group of children. The top left and right corners of the photograph have been deliberately obscured. Photographer and date unknown. ...