1. Hagia Sophia, Istanbul: Light Study, Narthex, and South Vestibule Mosaics

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    This film documents the conservation and restoration work carried out by the Byzantine Institute at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. It illustrates the following locations, scenes, or subjects: natural light passing through the apse, inner narthex, and then galleries; decorative mosaic details; inner narthex above the royal doors; mosaic of an emperor before Christ enthroned; south vestibule lunette of Justinian and Constantine before the Virgin enthroned and Christ child. Filmed 1936 and 1940 on a 16mm Kodak Chrome Safety Film. Please go here for more information: http://www.doaks.org/icfa/moving-image-collections/hagia-sophia. Preferred Citation: Film: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul: Light Study, Narthex, and South Vestibule Mosaics, The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s, MS.BZ.004-02-04, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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    • Hagia Sophia, Istanbul: Imperial Portraits and South Vestibule Mosaics

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      This film documents the conservation and restoration work carried out by the Byzantine Institute at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. It illustrates the following locations, scenes, or subjects: south gallery imperial portraits; John and Irene with Virgin enthroned with Christ child and Alexios; Constantine IX and Zoe with Christ enthroned; the Deesis; multiple cross medallions; south vestibule lunette of Justinian and Constantine before the Virgin enthroned and Christ child. Filmed in 1943 on a 16mm Kodachrome Safety Film. Please go here for more information: http://www.doaks.org/icfa/moving-image-collections/hagia-sophia. Preferred Citation: Film: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul: Imperial Portraits and South Vestibule Mosaics, The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s, MS.BZ.004-02-04, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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