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Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Samarkand (photographed)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Zavalina, I. P. (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print laid onto card

  • Museum number:

    E.2765-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 1011, box C

Physical description

A black and white photograph depicting a view of the Turlu-Tekin Mausoleum, of the Shah-i-Zinda in Samarkand, showing a fragment of a portal.

Place of Origin

Samarkand (photographed)

Date

early 20th century (photographed)

Artist/maker

Zavalina, I. P. (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print laid onto card

Marks and inscriptions

Stamped in ink with title in Russian

'Photo. I.P. Zavalina'
Stamped in ink

Dimensions

Height: 16.4 cm, Width: 11.6 cm

Object history note

The Shah-i-Zinda is a necropolis consisting of a number of mausoleums and ritual buildings, built between the 11th and 19th centuries, in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

Descriptive line

Photograph by I. P. Zavalina, depicting a view of the Turlu-Tekin Mausoleum, of the Shah-i-Zinda in Samarkand, showing a fragment of a portal, gelatin-silver print, Uzbekistan, early 20th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin-silver

Subjects depicted

Portal; Mausoleum; Necropolis

Categories

Photographs; Architecture; Religion; Islam; Death; Commemoration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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