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Title: The John C. and Susan L. Huntington Photographic Archive of Buddhist and Related Art
Alternate title: Hungtington Archive
Author/Creator: John C. Huntington
Susan L. Huntington

Description: The John C. and Susan L. Huntington Photographic Archive of Buddhist and Related Art contains nearly 300,000 original color slides and black and white and color photographs of art and architecture throughout Asia. Countries covered in the collection include India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, China, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Myanmar (Burma). Works range from approximately 2500 B.C.E. to the present, and documentation includes contemporary religious activities in various parts of Asia. The Archive documents the art and architecture of these countries in situ , as well as works of art found in most major Asian, European, and American museums. This broad, yet detailed, collection contains predominantly Buddhist material, but also includes Hindu, Jain, Islamic, and other works. In addition to being the most comprehensive collection of its kind, The Huntington Archive includes the largest photographic archive of Nepali art and architecture in the world and represents the only formal collection that photographically records this country's artistic heritage.

URL: http://kaladarshan.arts.ohio-state.edu/Default.html
Subject: Nepal
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Arts
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Education Resources -- Instructional Resources
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Religion
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Material Artifacts -- Ceremonial Objects
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Art History
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Multimedia Collections -- Image Collections
Language: English
Source: College of the Arts, The Ohio State University (www.osu.edu)
Resource Type: Collection
Release Flag: OK for viewing
Date Of Record Creation: 2003-08-14 00:50:03
Date Record Checked: 2003-08-14
Date Last Modified: 2005-12-19 11:00:40
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