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A man attaches wires to a wooden pole in the right foreground; humanoid sculptures adorn a pointed roof and chimney on the left. 
Dmitri Baltermants
Electrician, Cuba
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
A photograph of a church destroyed by a bomb. A man in the right foreground points toward an arch.
Henri Cartier-Bresson
World War II Liberation, Limousin, Haute-Vienne, Oradour-sur-Glane, France
gelatin silver print on paper
6 3/8 in x 9 1/2 in (16.19 cm x 24.13 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
A group of people outside of a church praying because there is no more room inside. The streets are covered with parked cars.
Danny Lyon
The mass meeting in Danville is so crowded that it overflows out into the yard. When word arrives that heavily armed police and an armored vehicle are waiting up the road, the crowd disperses, leaving the SNCC workers to exit last, from "Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement"
gelatin silver print on paper
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
The scene shows a group of buildings with white colored rooftops. Two buildings rise up in the foreground on the right and left. The right building has a red side with vertical lines hashed into it. The left building has two white triangles on its roof. In the middle ground is a smaller building with a green-domed tower rising up the middle of the composition. A small red figure stands on the white ground to the right of this tower. The background shows the large white rooftop of another building, with small dark rooflines of buildings visible behind it.
Saitō Kiyoshi
Nostalgia (Boston)
color woodblock print on paper
20 7/8 in x 15 1/4 in (53 cm x 38.7 cm);22 in x 28 in (55.88 cm x 71.12 cm);23 7/16 in x 17 1/2 in (59.5 cm x 44.5 cm);15 1/16 in x 18 in (38.3 cm x 45.7 cm)
Gift of the artist
English
Photograph Album
168 albumen prints mounted in leather bound album
11 15/16 in. x 10 1/8 in. ( 30.4 cm x 25.7 cm )
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
This photograph depicts a temple in the lower left of rolling hills set in a rocky landscape. Clouds sweep over the mountains in the background.
Mary Peck
Sanctuary
gelatin silver print on paper
4 3/16 in x 5 1/4 in (10.64 cm x 13.34 cm);14 in x 11 in (35.56 cm x 27.94 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David C. Ruttenberg through the courtesy of the Ruttenberg Arts Foundation
Façade of an Egyptian temple structure in a state of partial ruin.
Antonio Beato
Temple of Kalabsha
albumen print on paper
10 1/2 in x 8 1/8 in (26.67 cm x 20.64 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 5/16 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);10 1/2 in x 8 1/8 in (26.67 cm x 20.64 cm);15 1/16 in x 11 1/2 in (38.26 cm x 29.21 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond
A conglomerate of polygonal structures in a state of ruin, some covered in low-relief carvings, stand amid rocky and uneven terrain. 
Pascal Sebah
Thèbes. Medinet-Abou. Temple de Rhamsès III
albumen print on paper
16 15/16 in x 14 in (43.02 cm x 35.56 cm)
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
A large hypostyle hall in a state of ruin stands amid rocky and sandy terrain. 
Pascal Sebah
Karnak. G[ran]d Temple. Salle Hypostyle. Extérieur Est
albumen print on paper
14 in x 16 15/16 in (35.56 cm x 43.02 cm)
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
A group of six columns occupy a central position in this photograph, with a river and hills visible in the distance. 
Pascal Sebah
Temple de Kerdaseh. Vue d'Est
albumen print on paper
14 1/16 in x 17 in (35.72 cm x 43.18 cm)
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Gao Cen
Buddha's Footprint at Zhutang Temple, from the album, Twelve Views of Jinling (Nanjing) (one of pair of albums)
album leaf, ink and color on paper
8 ½ in x 12 7/16 in (21.59 cm x 31.59 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Carter
This photograph depicts a temple situated on a steep mountainside. The man-made structure appears on the left side, which is illuminated, while the cliff on the right is cast in shadow.
Mary Peck
Temple of Apollo
gelatin silver print on paper
4 3/16 in x 5 1/8 in (10.64 cm x 13.02 cm);14 5/16 in x 19 5/16 in (36.35 cm x 49.05 cm);4 3/16 in x 5 1/8 in (10.64 cm x 13.02 cm);3 15/16 in x 4 13/16 in (10 cm x 12.22 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David C. Ruttenberg through the courtesy of the Ruttenberg Arts Foundation

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219 Collection Object Sources

Electrician, Cuba (2014/2.307)
Sanctuary (1984/2.58.3)
Temple of Apollo (1984/2.58.7)
Temple of Poseidon (1984/2.58.1)
Temple of Apollo (1984/2.58.8)
Walhalla (1991/1.115)
Walterskirchen (2008/2.453)
Paestum (2009/2.97)
Temple (1983/1.136)
Village Church (1948/1.59)
Church (2009/1.540)
Trinity Church (1989/1.72)
Church with Tree (2005/1.292)
Church, Coapiaxtla (1971/2.126.2)
Old Church - Burgos (2000/2.143.6)
St. Zeno Verona (1972/2.698)
Tintern Abbey (1984/2.7)
Innsbruck (1995/1.76)
Presbytery, Wells (1980/1.195)
Unknown (1949/1.144F)
Ely Cathedral (1992/2.37)
Louvain (1972/2.515)
Todi (1972/2.649)
San Moise, Venice (1960/2.147)
Siena Cathedral (1993/2.56)
Venice (1932.7)
Window to the Choir (1987/1.174.4)
Rodez Cathedral (1973/1.723)
St. Marks Rome (1972/2.679)
Village (1943.45)
Notre Dame (1940.213)
Farm Landscape (2008/2.381)
Bolton Abbey (2002/1.220)
Glastonbury Abby (1980/1.190)
Newstead Abbey (1976/2.143)
Chester Cathedral (1987/1.328)
Cathedral (2004/1.94)
the cathedral (1954/2.45)
Durham Cathedral (1987/1.331)
Vitre (1972/2.568)

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