To the history of the formation of the Iranian collections in the Russian Ethnographic Museum fund
Из истории формирования иранских коллекций в собрании Российского этнографического музея

L. S. Gushchian, Federal state budget institution of culture "The Russian museum of ethnography"
2020 Vestnik of Saint Petersburg State University of Culture  
The mechanisms of formation of the Iranian funds of the Russian Ethnographic Museum are analyzed in the article. The series of collections acquired at the beginning of the 20th century for this collection, indicates the relevant interest towards the multi-ethnic culture of Iran, in which female images, with an outstandingly exotic character for Europeans, have a special place. The accompanying archival materials of the collections, in particular, the correspondence between
more » ... peditionist-collector S. Ter-Avetisyan, a student of the Imperial St. Petersburg university, and the curator of the museum K. Inostrantsev, demonstrate, on the one hand, the wide range of research programs of the orientalist s tudents at the beginning of the last century, and on the other, a researcher's high status in the Russian Empire
doi:10.30725/2619-0303-2020-3-18-21 fatcat:ptxi4rto4jeevmdxbg5o3fwo2y