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A Inventory of the Asian Pictorial Collection
XX771  
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XX771 Envelope: fA

1 album containing 16 prints taken during the Persian revolution of 1908.

XX771 Envelope: m*B

1 print of a selamlik (sort of Trooping of the Colour, the weekly public procession of the Ottoman Sultan to the mosque for the Friday noon prayers of Sultan Abdul Hamid II, Constantinople, 1908; 1 print depicting Ibn Saud, King of Saudi Arabia, and Abdullah Alireza, Governor of Jiddah, meeting in Raghama, near Jiddah, in late 1925 or early 1926 to negotiate the surrender of iddah; and 1 print depicting Trebizond, Turkey, in the early 1900s; 1 drawing of a procession in Korea.

XX771 Envelope: C

1 print of General Etterg, commandant of the city of Adrianopol during the war of 1877-1878 (present day city of Edirne, in Turkey).

XX771 Envelope: D

3 prints of the visit of Prince Faisal of Saudi Arabia to the Hoover Institution in 1945.

XX771 Envelope: E

5 negatives of oriental screens.

XX771 Envelope: mF

1 print of the first Korean diplomatic mission to the U.S., 1883.

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Caption in Korean and English.
XX771 Envelope: G

2 prints pertaining to Election Day, May 1948, in Korea.

XX771 Envelope: H

1 print and 1 negative of R. Turnbull, American officer, somewhere in Asia, probably after World War II.

XX771 Envelope: mI

10 prints depicting the cities of Cairo, Mecca, Damascus, and Jerusalem, and people of Palestine, late 1800s-early 1900s.

XX771 Envelope: J

5 prints of street scenes in Damascus, Syria, showing posters of President Hafez Assad, 1993.