EXHIBITIONS

Small thematic selections from large collections. Beautifully presented and interpreted.

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To our collection of historical photographs and glass plates 

GLASS PLATES panoramic film original photos RUSSIA

THE MIDDLE EAST, WESTERN EUROPEEGYPT, THE CAUCASUS,

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Photo: Monument to Victor Emmanuel II on Riva degli Schiavoni. Venezia, Italy. Before 1908.

Meet The Folks

Mikhail 

Mikhail has been collecting early photography since the mid-70s. His collection currently numbers over 30,000 items. He is the inspiration, the founder, and the director of the Archives.

Alice

Alice, a graduate student at the Harvard's Museum Studies Program, joined the Archives in 2006. She researches the collection, designs exhibitions, and develops website content.

WELCOME

To our collection of original photos, glass plates, and film.

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