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

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/12
    Digital image of an exterior group portrait photograph, showing a group of men and boys. Photographer and date unknown. ...
  • 2 men and a boy working at a desk [1895]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/13
    Digital image of a photograph showing 2 men and a boy working at a desk. There are numerous pictures mounted on the wall in the background. Photograph taken by Ayrya Pima, 1313H [1895]. ...
  • Group portrait from Quchan [1882]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/14
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph showing seven men stood against a wall in Quchan, Iran. Some of the men are armed. Photograph taken by M. Khan, 1300H [1882]. The photograph has been annotated in Persian. ...
  • Panoramic view of the rooftops of Mashhad [1882]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/15
    Digital image of a photograph showing a panoramic view of the rooftops of Mashhad. Photograph taken by M. Khan, 1300H [1882]. ...
  • Cooking pots along the side of the road, Khorasan

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/16
    Digital image of a photograph showing cooking pots lining the side of the main road in Khorasan. Photograph taken by M. Khan, 1300H [1882]. ...
  • Three teachers [1882]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/17
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of three teachers. Photograph taken by M. Khan ,1300H [1882]. ...
  • Group of scholars

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/18
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of a group of scholars. The original is badly faded and chemically damaged, which obscures several of the figures in the photograph. Photographer and date unknown. ...
  • Group portrait of Turkmens

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/19
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of 8 Turkmen men. Photographer and date unknown. ...
  • Group portrait at Mashhad city outskirts [1896]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/20
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph showing a group of men and children on the outskirts of Mashhad city. Photograph taken by Colonel Symevnef?, 1314H [1896]. ...
  • Gathering at Mashhad outskirts [1896]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/21
    Digital images of a photograph showing a group of men with horses on the outskirts of Mashhad. Photograph taken by Colonel Symevenef?, 1314H [1896]. ...
  • Harvnyh ruin, Mashhad [1896]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/22
    Digital image of a photograph of the Harvnyh ruin, Mashhad. Photograph taken by Colonel Symevenef?, 1314H [1896] ...
  • Crowd at ceremony

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/23
    Digital image of a photograph showing people attending an unidentified ceremony. The attendees are wearing white sashes. Photographer and date unknown. ...
  • Chehel Mosque ruins [1867]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/24
    Digital image of a photograph showing the Chehel Mosque ruins at Damghan. Photograph taken by Agha Reza, 1284H [1867] ...
  • The Shah's Army at camp [1867]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/25
    Digital image of a photograph showing the Shah's Army at camp. Photograph taken by Agha Reza, 1284H [1867]. ...
  • Members of the Khorasan Literary Society [1887]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/2/26
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of the Khorasan Literary Society. Dated 1305H [1887]; photographer unknown. The photograph is annotated in Persian. ...