Collection Marburg MSS - Marburg Institute Photographs Collection

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Marburg MSS


Marburg Institute Photographs Collection


  • c.1930s (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 box

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Not known.

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Not known.

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Scope and content

15 black and white photographs of well-known monuments. Photographs made for the project 'Sondermappe Bilder zur aegyptischen Kunst'.

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System of arrangement

Kept as received.

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Conditions governing access

Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions. Consultation only.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright Marburg Institute.

Language of material

  • German

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No problems.

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Existence and location of originals

Bildarchiv Foto Marburg, Forschungsinstitut für Kunstgeschichte der Philipps-Universität Marburg, Ernst-von-Hülsen-Haus, 3550 Marburg, Germany.

Existence and location of copies

Not known, but copies of the microfiche publication will be widely available.

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Publication note

  • Bildarchiv Foto Marburg, <i>Ägypten-Index [microform]: Bilddokumentation zur Kunst in Ägypten</i>, München: K.G. Saur, [199-?]. 3598336349 [325 Mar in the Sackler Library].
  • Some of the Marburg photographs were used in R. Hamann, <i>Ägyptische Kunst. Wesen und Geschichte</i> (1944).

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  • Shelf: 0616