Zona de identificação
Código de referência
H. Burton MSS
- 1922-1933 (Produção)
Nível de descrição
Dimensão e suporte
4 filing cabinet drawers and 2 sets of pigeon-holes
Zona do contexto
Nome do produtor
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.
História do arquivo
Part of the Carter bequest to his niece Miss Phyllis Walker in 1939.
Fonte imediata de aquisição ou transferência
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.
Zona do conteúdo e estrutura
Âmbito e conteúdo
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.
Avaliação, selecção e eliminação
Sistema de organização
Kept as received.
Zona de condições de acesso e utilização
Condições de acesso
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
Condiçoes de reprodução
Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Idioma do material
Script do material
Notas ao idioma e script
Características físicas e requisitos técnicos
Instrumentos de descrição
Zona de documentação associada
Existência e localização de originais
Griffith Institute, Oxford (TAA i.5.1-2024, i-xcvi), and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Existência e localização de cópias
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.