Abolghasem Jala Photograph Collection [1934-1979]

This fonds consists of digital copies of a sample of photographs taken by Abolghasem Jala, part of a collection of more than 3,000 pieces currently owned by Reza Jala. The copies were created as part of the project EAP001 Faces and Places in Iran: Iranian Photography at the Turn of the 20th Century. The entire collection covers the period 1934-1979; the samples presented here primarily date from the 1940s-1950s.The digitised material consists of individual and group portrait photographs, including photographs of Polish refugees in Iran, taken between 1942-1944.The original collection consists of prints, glass plate negatives and gelatin negatives, measuring 6 x 9cm, 9 x 12cm, 13 x 18cm and 18 x 24cm.
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  • Polish Refugees [1942-1944]

    File Ref: EAP001/7/1
    Digital copies of 8 individual and group portrait photographs of Polish refugees, taken by Abolghasem Jala between 1942-1944. Abolghasem Jala took thousands of portraits of Polish refugees during his time in Esfahan at the Sharq photographic studio. ...
  • Photographs from Esfahan [1940s-1950s]

    File Ref: EAP001/7/2
    Digital copies of five photographs taken by Abolghasem Jala in Esfahan, during the 1940s and 1950s. ...
  • Traditional sportsman and companions [1940s]

    Item Ref: EAP001/7/2/1
    Digital copy of a portait photograph of a traditional sportsman, accompanied by two men. All the subjects are unknown. Photograph taken by Abolghasem Jala, 1940s, Esfahan.Original print produced from glass plate negative, measurement 12.7 x 17.5cm. ...
  • Imported industrial machinery for textile factories [1940s]

    Item Ref: EAP001/7/2/2
    Digital copy of a photograph showing industrial machinery stored on a van. The are 5 men [unidentified] posing with the machinery. Photograph taken by Abolghasem Jala, 1940s, Esfahan.Original print produced from glass plate negative, measurement 17.8 x 24c ...
  • Demonstration by workers [1940s-1950s]

    Item Ref: EAP001/7/2/3
    Digital copy of a photograph showing a mass demonstration by workers in Esfahan, at some point during the 1940s-1950s. Photograph taken by Abolghasem Jala. Original print produced from glass plate negative, measurement 18 x 24cm. ...
  • Schoolgirls in Chehel-Sotoun Palace [1950s]

    Item Ref: EAP001/7/2/4
    Digital copy of a group portrait photograph showing a class of schoolgirls in the grounds of Chehel-Sotoun Palace in Esfhan, during the 1950s. Photograph taken by Abolghasem Jala. Original print produced from glass plate negative, measurement 13 x 18cm. ...
  • Family Portrait

    Item Ref: EAP001/7/2/5
    Digital copy of a group portrait photograph of a family. Taken by Abolghasem Jala, date and subjects unknown.Original print produced from glass plate negative, measurement 13 x 18cm. ...