Roman Ghirshman

ID: SIA2011-2827

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Event

Date: c. 1974

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 02-007, Box 1, Folder: Freer Medal Jan. 1974-Roman Ghirshman

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Summary

Roman Ghirshman, dressed in an elaborate jacket and wearing award medals, is standing with his elbow on a cabinet displaying two lamps. Art objects are hanging on the wall. Ghirshman received the sixth Freer Medal awarded to honor distinguished career contributions made by scholars in the history of art.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Ghirshman, Roman
  • Charles Lang Freer Medal

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Roman Ghrishman was an Ukrainian-born, French archeologist who specialized in ancient Iran, mainly the archeological ruins of Iran. See also Neg. SIA2011-2826.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 02-007, Box 1, Folder: Freer Medal Jan. 1974-Roman Ghirshman

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1974

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Art
  • Art history
  • Archaeology
  • Medals
  • Awards
  • Clothing and dress
  • Art, Iranian
  • Archaeologists

Form/Genre

  • Event
  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-2827

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 7w x 4.75h; Type of Image: Person; candid; Event; Medium: Photographic print

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