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Album fotografico della Persia, 1860

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Album fotografico della Persia

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Luigi Pesce Album fotografico della Persia, 1860
Luigi Pesce Album fotografico della Persia,: 1860

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In original order.
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Front paste-down 2012.R.18-fp Front paste-down
Decorated in Persian style, with a central floral cartouche.
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Free front endpaper 2012.R.18-ffe Title page
Handwritten title: Album fotografico della Persia : / Compilato dal Sig.r Luigi Pesce, Tenente Colonnello / Instruttore d'Infanteria al servizio dello Shah / Teheran.
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Fly leaf 2012.R.18-fl Dedication
The handwritten dedication reads: A Sua Eccellenza / Il Signor Generale Enrico Rawlinson / Ministro Plenipotenziario di Sua Maestā la Regina / d'Inghilterra / et. et. et. / presso / La corte dello Shah di Persia / Teheran 12 Maggio 1860 / In omaggio.
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1 recto 2012.R.18-1r Porta del governo a Teheran
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2 recto 2012.R.18-2r Entrata del Palazzo Reale a Teheran
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3 recto 2012.R.18-3r Trono d'alabastro a Teheran
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4 recto 2012.R.18-4r Prima corte del Palazzo Reale a Teheran
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5 recto 2012.R.18-5r 2da corte, e Salone d'Inverno dello Shah
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6 recto 2012.R.18-6r Trono detto de Pavone a Teheran
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7 recto 2012.R.18-7r 3a corte del Palazzo Reale a Teheran
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8 recto 2012.R.18-8r Gran salone di ricezione nella 3a corte a Teheran
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9 recto 2012.R.18-9r Grande cerimonia del salam al 10 dell'Anno
A view into the royal Qajar palace complex during the Nowruz or New Year's celebrations shows the Shah seated on a throne with crowds of officials and two elephants in attendance.
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10 recto 2012.R.18-10r Porta della cittadella a Teheran
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11 recto 2012.R.18-11r Bazar Emyr a Teheran
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12 recto 2012.R.18-12r Tomba del Kan di Kiva a Teheran
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13 recto 2012.R.18-13r Scuola militare a Teheran
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14 recto 2012.R.18-14r Nizamia presso Teheran
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15 recto 2012.R.18-15r Davuddie presso Teheran
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16 recto 2012.R.18-16r Quartiere delle donne a Davuddie
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17 recto 2012.R.18-17r Montagne Alburz prese dal villaggio di Gulack, Teheran
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18 recto 2012.R.18-18r Casa di campagna dell' ambasciata russa a Teheran
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19 recto 2012.R.18-19r Porta nuova a Teheran
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20 recto 2012.R.18-20r Grande moschea in ruina a Sultanie
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21 recto 2012.R.18-21r Piccola moschea in ruina a Sultanie
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22 recto 2012.R.18-22r Bassi-relievi a Persepolis
Depicts a relief of a lion attacking a gazelle.
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23 recto 2012.R.18-23r Bassi-relievi a Persepolis
Shows a bas-relief on an inner wall depicting two Achmaemenid soldiers holding lances.
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24 recto 2012.R.18-24r Inscrizione cuneiforme a Persepolis
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25 recto 2012.R.18-25r Ruine a Persepolis
View of walls, one with bas-reliefs.
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26 recto 2012.R.18-26r Ruine a Persepolis
Ruins with four columns.
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27 recto 2012.R.18-27r Tomba sulla rocca a Persepolis
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28 recto 2012.R.18-28r Bassi-relievi a Persepolis
Two registers of processions (and part of a third showing legs only) moving from left to right: a tree; men bearing gifts; and men with horses and donkeys.
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29 recto 2012.R.18-29r Bassi-relievi a Persepolis
One and a half registers of processions moving from left to right.
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30 recto 2012.R.18-30r Bassi-relievi a Persepolis
Two registers of processions (and part of a third showing legs only) moving from right to left: trees; men bearing gifts; and men with rams.
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31 recto 2012.R.18-31r Bassi-relievi a Persepolis
Two registers of processions (and part of a third showing legs only) carved along a stairway and moving from right to left with trees and men bearing gifts.
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32 recto 2012.R.18-32r Ruine a Persepolis
Shows the pair of Lamassus sporting human heads on the western entrance of the Gate of All Nations with two columns and the back side of the western entrance in the background.
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33 recto 2012.R.18-33r Bassi-relievi a Persepolis
Bas-relief on a column depicting a man killing a rampant griffin.
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34 recto 2012.R.18-34r Entrata principale a Persepolis
Shows the pair of Lamassus sporting wings and Persian beards on the eastern entrance of the Gate of All Nations.
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35 recto 2012.R.18-35r Bassi-relievi a Persepolis
Two registers of processions (and part of a third showing legs only) moving from right to left with trees; men bearing gifts; and men with pony carts and with oxen.
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36 recto 2012.R.18-36r Bassi-relievi a Persepolis
Two registers of processions (and part of a third showing legs only) moving from right to left: trees; men bearing gifts; and men with camels and oxen.
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37 recto 2012.R.18-37r Bassi-relievi a Naksu-Rustem, Persepolis
View of the equestrian combat bas-relief at Naqsh-i Rustam probably from the time of Shapur II.
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38 recto 2012.R.18-38r Tomba di Darius a Naksu-Rustem, Persepolis
Rock-cut tomb of Darius I (Darius the Great) at Naqsh-i Rustam.
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39 recto 2012.R.18-39r Bassi-relievi a Naksu-Rustem, Persepolis
Cliff relief near the tombs of Darius I and Xerxes depicting Ardashir I receiving a diadem, symbolizing sovereignty, from the god Hormzid. Both figures are on horseback.
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40 recto 2012.R.18-40r Bassi-relievi a Naksu-Rustem, Persepolis
Pre-Achaemenid cliff relief depicting Bahram II and his court.
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41 recto 2012.R.18-41r Bassi-relievi a Takti-i-bustan, Kirmoskiah
Rock relief at Tāq-e Bostān depicting Ardashir II receiving the beribboned ring, symbol of royal investiture, from his Ahura Mazda. Mithra stands to the left holding a barsom, a ritual bundle of stiff, straight rods, to sanctify the investiture, while the body of the defeated Roman Emperor, Justian II, lies beneath Ardashir II's feet.
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42 recto 2012.R.18-42r Bassi-relievi a Takti-i-bustan, Kirmoskiah
Relief to the left of the central relief of the large iwan at Tāq-e Bostān depicting a hunt scene featuring King Khosrow II of Persia standing in a boat and shooting at two wild boars. The relief also suggests the span of Khosrow II's empire by moving from depictions of Indian elephants on its left side to the inclusion of the marshes and reeds of the Nile on the right.
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Back paste-down 2012.R.18-bp Back paste-down
Decorated in Persian style, with a central floral cartouche.
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1 1 2012.R.18-s1 Biographical note regarding Major General Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1921
Brief handwritten note regarding H. C. Rawlinson written on the letterhead of the Commander-in-Chief in India and signed: Cin in C India 1921 (i.e. General Henry Seymour Rawlinson, 1st Baron Rawlinson, and son of H. C. Rawlinson).
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2 Portrait of Sir Henry Rawlinson, undated
Lithograph of a portrait of Rawlinson by an unidentified artist.


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