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Finding aid for the Arthur Kingsley Porter study photographs of Romanesque architecture and sculpture, 1900s
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An assortment of approximately 2000 photographic copy prints made from Arthur Kingsley Porter's negatives, now held by the Fine Arts Library, Harvard University. Images document medieval architecture and sculpture across Europe, with an emphasis on Romanesque monuments in France and Italy, as well as some images of Spanish and Portuguese sites.
Arthur Kingsley Porter (1883-1933) was a medieval archaeologist, and art and architectural historian. Through his numerous publications and his post as a professor at Harvard, Porter was instrumental in establishing the study of medieval art history in the United States.
6.0 linear feet (14 boxes)
Photographs and permission to publish must be obtained from copyright holder(s). For further information, contact Library Reproductions and Permissions.
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