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The Special Collections and Institutional Archives departments create finding aids for the Getty Research Institute's archival and visual resource collections and for a few historical records of the J. Paul Getty Trust. A "finding aid" describes the scope and contents of a group of records and provides an inventory of materials within the records.

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Albumen prints -- Iran -- 19th century in subject [X]
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1Creator/Collector:  Qajar, Abdullah Mizra, 1850-1909
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 Title:  Abdullah Mirza Qajar album of Iran  
 Dates:  between 1883 and 1896 
 Abstract:  An album of 61 albumen photographs of Iran taken by Abdullah Mirza Qajar between 1883 and 1896. Although there are a few bird's-eye views of Tehran and some images of Qajar buildings, the photographs primarily depict buildings in ruins or disrepair located near towns and villages or in isolated settings. Locales present in the album include Kerman, Khurāsān, Qom, Ray, Dāmghān, Bāstāan, Qazvīn, Ribat-ī Machi, and Radkan. 
 Number:  2021.R.15 
2Creator/Collector:  Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
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 Title:  Antoin Sevruguin photographs of Persia  
 Dates:  1880s-1890s 
 Abstract:  The 97 photographs in this collection are representative of Antoin Sevruguin's all-encompassing documentation of Persia, and comprise a mixture of studio portraits, outdoor vernacular scenes and landscapes. 
 Number:  2017.R.25 
3Creator/Collector:  Pesce, Luigi, 1827-1864
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 Title:  Album fotografico della Persia  
 Dates:  1860 
 Abstract:  The album of photographs taken by Luigi Pesce contains 21 views of Tehran and environs, followed by 21 views of ancient Persian sites including the Achaemenid ruins of Persepolis, the Achaemenid tombs and Sasanian reliefs at Naqsh-i Rustam near Persepolis, and the Sasanian reliefs at Tāq-e Bostān. Pesce took the earliest documented photographs of Persepolis and some of the earliest photographs of Tehran. 
 Number:  2012.R.18