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Pierre de Gigord Collection of Photographs of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey, 1850-1958 (bulk 1853-1930)

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Gigord (Pierre de) Collection of Photographs of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Pierre de Gigord collection of photographs of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, Accession no. 96.R.14.

http://hdl.handle.net/10020/cifa96r14

Acquisition Information

Acquired from Pierre de Gigord in 1996. A supplement of 53 photographs, including 16 cartes-de-visite and six views of Istanbul by James Robertson and six by Robertson and Beato, was received as a donation from Gigord in late 1996.

Processing History

Isotta Poggi began the processing and cataloging of the collection from 1996 to 1997. Paul Arenson continued processing and cataloging the collection from 2000 to 2002 and created a preliminary and partial finding aid. In the summer of 2009 Emily McKibben created shot lists for digitization, provided additional cataloging and reviewed the existing finding aid. Soohyun Yang continued these activities in 2011 and 2012. In 2013 Beth Ann Guynn, with the assistance of Linda Kleiger and Lilly Tsukahira, completed the processing and cataloging of the collection, revised the existing finding aid to conform to current cataloging standards and completed the finding aid.




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