Collectie H. Burton MSS - Harry Burton Negatives Collection

Identificatie

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H. Burton MSS

Titel

Harry Burton Negatives Collection

Datum(s)

  • 1922-1933 (Vervaardig)

Beschrijvingsniveau

Collectie

Omvang en medium

4 filing cabinet drawers and 2 sets of pigeon-holes

Context

Naam van de archiefvormer

(1879-1940)

Biografie

British archaeologist and photographer. Born, Stamford 1879. Died, Asyut 1940. Began his photographic career in Florence with the art historian R. Cust. He was then engaged as a excavator at Thebes by Theodore Davis between 1910-14. Then from 1914 onwards he worked for the rest of his career as a photographer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. His task was to record many of the royal and private tombs at Thebes. Between 1922 and 1933 he was lent by the Metropolitan Museum to Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter to make a photographic record during the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun.

Geschiedenis van het archief

Part of the Carter bequest to his niece Miss Phyllis Walker in 1939.

Directe bron van verwerving of overbrenging

Miss Walker donated the Carter MSS in several groups in 1945, 1946, 1959, and 1972. Exchange of photographs in 1951 with Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, to complete gaps in both sets.

Inhoud en structuur

Bereik en inhoud

Photographic records made during the excavation of the Tomb of Tutankhamun, consisting of approximately 1400 black and white glass negatives. 10 albums of original prints made from these negatives for Carter, and original prints made for and kept with the object card index for the excavation.

Waardering, vernietiging en slectie

Aanvullingen

Ordeningstelsel

Kept as received.

Voorwaarden voor toegang en gebruik

Voorwaarden voor raadpleging

Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

Voorwaarden voor reproductie

Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Taal van het materiaal

Schrift van het materiaal

Taal en schrift aantekeningen

Fysieke eigenschappen en technische eisen

No problems.

Toegangen

Catalogue.

Verwante materialen

Bestaan en verblifplaats van originelen

Griffith Institute, Oxford (TAA i.5.1-2024, i-xcvi), and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Bestaan en verblijfplaats van kopieën

2 sets of modern negatives made from the originals (TAA iii.4-5), 2 sets of modern prints ( TAA iii.6-7), scans made from negatives (TAA iii.17), all in Griffith Institute.

Related units of description

Griffith Institute Archive:
-Griffith Institute reference set of photographs taken by Burton in royal and private tombs at Thebes. Copyright, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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Verwijdering van datering archiefvorming

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Fysieke opslag

  • Doos: 0107, 0114, 1405-1408