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  • Title: Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio: Home Page
    Descriptive info: .. Seven Years in Tibet.. , 1944-1951, Photographs by Heinrich Harrer.. Dalai Lama.. ::.. Introduction.. ::.. Gallery.. Portfolio Information.. Harrer Biography.. Reviews.. FAQs.. Links.. Contact.. Photographs by Heinrich Harrer, Austrian explorer, mountaineer, photographer, author of the travel classic,.. Seven Years in Tibet,.. and confidant to the young Dalai Lama..

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  • Title: Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio: Message from the Dalai Lama
    Descriptive info: Message from the Dalai Lama.. Photograph by Marie Stenzel.. Courtesy National Geographic Society.. English.. Tibetan.. His Holiness the Dalai Lama viewed the exhibition,.. Seven Years in Tibet, 1944-1951, Photographs by Heinrich Harrer,.. in the Rotunda of the Senate Russell Office Building in Washington, D.. C.. , on April 28, 1993..

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  • Title: Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio: Introduction
    Descriptive info: 2000 John Bigelow Taylor.. World-renowned explorer Heinrich Harrer selected ten of the most evocative photographs from his critically acclaimed exhibition,.. Seven Years in Tibet, 1944-1951, Photographs by Heinrich Harrer.. , for the Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio.. The Portfolio is the first collection of Heinrich Harrer's rare photographs as fine art in a limited edition of fifty.. The ten silver gelatin photographs each signed and numbered by Heinrich Harrer have been archivally printed from his original negatives.. The Portfolio has been acquired by:.. The United States Library of Congress Asian Division,.. Harvard University Fine Arts Library,.. Cornell University Carl A.. Kroch Library,.. Columbia  ...   a poignant visual essay of traditional Tibet that resonate with the historical significance of the twilight years of Tibetan freedom.. The Fourteenth Dalai Lama, the spiritual and political leader of Tibet, has signed each personal Message included with the Portfolio:.. Harrer was one of the few people living in Lhasa in the twilight years of Tibetan freedom who was able to photograph people and scenes from all walks of life.. These photographs form a valuable record of Tibet as it was, and I am glad that they are being presented in this archival portfolio so that others may witness the contentment that was ours..

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  • Title: Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio: Gallery: The Western Gate
    Descriptive info: The Western Gate.. This immense gate was the only entrance to Lhasa when approached by the caravan route from the west.. After nearly two years in flight from India flight from a world at war.. Peter Aufschnaiter.. and I entered the city through this gate.. We had read that monks stood guard at the gate to protect the Forbidden City.. We were immensely relieved when we walked through it unhindered: we looked like beggars, and much of what had been written  ...   Lama, rises to the left.. When we first caught sight of its golden roofs gleaming in the bare landscape, we felt inclined to kneel down and, like the pilgrims who walked with us, touch the ground with our foreheads to thank the gods.. We had been on our arduous journey for twenty-one months and had crossed sixty-five mountain passes.. We had reached the Holy City at last.. Excerpted from The Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio.. 1999 Ahimsa, Inc.. All rights reserved..

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  • Title: Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio: Portfolio Information
    Descriptive info: 2000 John Bigelow Taylor.. For information on the Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio and the individual photographs, contact:.. Leslie DiRusso.. Publisher.. Ahimsa, Inc.. dirusso@harrerportfolio.. com.. The Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition is the only limited-edition portfolio ever produced from noted explorer Heinrich Harrer's unique treasury of 3,000 images of traditional Tibet shot between 1948 and 1951.. In addition, three photographs selected from the Portfolio are available as individual prints in a separate edition.. This Portfolio offers an exclusive opportunity to acquire these ten rare and important historic photographs of Tibet.. The first Portfolio (1/50) is a gift to the Dalai Lama for his private collection.. A donation equivalent to the sale of  ...   sales will also be donated to the Office of the Dalai Lama.. Individual Photographs Available.. Three images from the Portfolio are available as individual photographs.. Signed by Heinrich Harrer, these individual 16 x 20-inch (40.. 6 x 50.. 8 cm) photographs are mounted in 20 x 24-inch (50.. 8 x 61 cm) mats.. Each edition is limited to 25 photogaphs.. The individual photographs are:.. Ngari Rinpoche.. The Dalai Lama's Flight, 1951.. The Holy Relics.. Payments.. Payments may be made by personal check, bank wire or PayPal.. For more information or to arrange an appointment to view the Portfolio or the individual photographs, please contact the Portfolio publisher Leslie DiRusso at.. com..

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  • Title: Heinrich Harrer Biography
    Descriptive info: Heinrich Harrer Biography.. Wherever I live, I shall feel homesick for Tibet.. I often think I can still hear the cries of wild geese and cranes.. and the beating of their wings as they fly over Lhasa in the.. clear cold moonlight.. My heartfelt wish is that my story may.. create some understanding for a people whose will to live.. in peace and freedom has won so little sympathy from an.. indifferent world.. Seven Years in Tibet.. by Heinrich Harrer.. Heinrich Harrer, noted Austrian explorer and mountaineer, escaped over the Himalaya from a prisoner-of-war camp in British India with.. , and then lived and worked as a fifth-ranked nobleman in the forbidden city of Lhasa.. As confidant and informal tutor to.. the Fourteenth Dalai Lama.. , Harrer was afforded access to ceremonies and customs that had been rarely witnessed by Westerners.. In the company of the Tibetan nobility, Harrer photographed a virtual family album of their lives and, in so doing, captured the richness and heart of a people: the moments with friends and family who had long accepted the photographer's  ...   53 languages, with more than four million copies sold.. In October 1997, a motion picture based on his book, starring Brad Pitt as young Heinrich Harrer, was released by Tristar to major box-office success.. , the book, again soared on best-seller lists around the world.. Harrer s body of work spanned more than six decades of exploration on six continents.. Harrer received numerous honors, including the Eiger Gold Medal, Gold Humboldt Medal and the Explorers Club Medal, for his many expeditions and explorations, which number more than 600.. He wrote 23 books and received credit on more than 40 film productions.. In October 2002, His Holiness the Dalai Lama presented Harrer with the International Campaign for Tibet's Light of Truth Award to honor Harrer s humanitarian effort to bring the situation in Tibet to international attention.. Heinrich Harrer and the exiled Dalai Lama remained steadfast friends until Harrer s death on January 7, 2006.. Film of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Heinrich Harrer, Liechtenstein, 1993.. Windows Media version.. Download Windows Media Player.. Windows XP, Vista, Mobile, Mac and previous versions..

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  • Title: Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio: Reviews
    Descriptive info: Of the original exhibition,.. Seven Years in Tibet, 1944-1951, Photographs by Heinrich Harrer,.. from which the Portfolio is drawn, Cotter Holland of the.. New York Times.. wrote:.. Heinrich Harrer.. recorded his experiences in the now-classic book,.. , first published in 1954.. Part field report, part diary, it is the study not only of an insular culture but of the author's gradual shift in attitude from skepticism at what he took to be the crudities of a foreign land to a profound sense of respect and finally love.. At least as evocative as his words, however, are the hundreds of stunning photographs that Mr.. Harrer took during these years.. Using a Leica camera and film that had serendipidiously [sic] found its way to wartime Lhasa, he became the first person to visually document a centuries-old culture that is  ...   century A.. D.. , whose inscription celebrates an ancient victory of the Tibetans over the Chinese, and the 17th-century Potala Palace, looming as vast and white as a glacier over the city.. In 1982, Mr.. Harrer returned to Lhasa and found it dramatically altered.. The great Western Gate was gone, the inscription on the obelisk obscured, and many of the monasteries and schools were destroyed.. No great tankas remain to adorn the Potala walls, and the palace presides not over public gardens and a vibrant Tibetan community but over a bleak military encampment.. Without the photographs in.. , in fact, there would be little evidence of the rich culture that once filled this Himalayan vastness.. Cotter, Holland.. A 'Forbidden City' Reveals Its Secrets to a Skeptic.. The New York Times, Sunday, September 5, 1993: Arts Leisure H23..

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  • Title: Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio: Frequently Asked Questions
    Descriptive info: Frequently Asked Questions.. HEINRICH HARRER LIMITED EDITION PORTFOLIO.. What is included in the Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio?.. The Portfolio is the first fine art collection of Heinrich Harrer's rare photographs.. The Portfolio includes:.. Ten silver gelatin photographs, archivally printed from the original negatives, signed and numbered in pencil on the verso by Heinrich Harrer.. A personal Message signed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.. Letterpress-printed text featuring an original essay, caption information, an epilogue in three languages English, Tibetan and German.. An exquisitely designed, handcrafted presentation case.. How many Portfolios are in the edition?.. The Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio is an edition of 50, plus five Artist's Proof portfolios.. Are individual photographs available?.. Has the Dalai Lama endorsed this Project?.. Yes.. The Fourteenth Dalai Lama has individually signed a personal Message that is included with each Portfolio.. Will the Tibetan people benefit from this Portfolio?.. The first portfolio (1/50) is a gift to His Holiness the Dalai Lama for his private collection.. A donation equivalent to the sale of a second Portfolio has been contributed to His Holiness, to be used for the preservation of Tibetan culture and religion.. In addition, a percentage of the net profits from the Portfolio sales will be donated to a Tibetan project through the Office of the Dalai Lama.. Is Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio in library collections?.. The United States Library of Congress Asian Division, Harvard University Fine Arts Library, Cornell University Carl A.. Kroch Library, Columbia University East Asian C.. Starr Library and the American Alpine Club have acquired the Portfolio, thus ensuring that the photographs will be preserved by these eminent institutions.. What is the price of the Portfolio and the individual photographs?.. For the current price quote of the Portfolio or the individual photographs, please contact Portfolio publisher Leslie DiRusso at.. How can I obtain more portfolio information?.. How can I pay for my purchase?.. You can pay for your purchase by personal check, bank wire or PayPal.. HEINRICH HARRER.. When and how did Heinrich Harrer take these pictures?.. These photographs were taken in Tibet between 1948 and March 1951.. The principal camera was a 35mm Leica IIIc with a 50mm Elmar lens, without a light meter.. The primary film was a 100-meter roll of 35mm black-and-white motion-picture film left in Lhasa by a 1938 German expedition.. Two of the photographs (The Holy Relics and Khampa Warriors) were shot with a medium-format camera (manufacturer unknown) and black-and-white 120 roll film (source unknown).. The film was processed in Darjeeling, India, in 1951.. What are Heinrich Harrer's  ...   for Harrer s advocacy on behalf of the Tibetan people:.. I am extremely sorry to hear of the passing away of my friend Heinrich Harrer.. I wish to convey to you and your family members my deeply felt condolence.. I want to take this opportunity to express my immense gratitude and appreciation for his creating so much awareness about Tibet and the Tibetan people through his well-known book,.. , and the many lectures he gave throughout his life.. His love and respect for the Tibetan people are clearly evident in his writings and his talks.. We feel we have lost a loyal friend from the West, who had the unique opportunity to experience life in Tibet for seven long years before Tibet lost its freedom.. We Tibetans will always remember Heinrich Harrer and will miss him greatly.. My prayers are with you and your family.. ARCHIVAL PRESERVATION.. What makes the Portfolio photographs archival?.. Great care has been taken to ensure that the photographs in the Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio have been archivally processed.. This includes developing and fixing the image and washing and drying the print to obtain maximum stability.. The photographs were split printed from Heinrich Harrer's original negatives with an Aristo Variable Contrast cold light.. The photographs were printed on Ilford Multigrade IV, 11 x 14-inch (27.. 9 x 35.. 6 cm), double-weight fiber paper.. All photographs were developed in a classic glycin formula, toned in selenium, treated in two acid-neutralizing baths, and finally washed for two hours in a vertical archival washer.. They were air-dried face up on plastic screens without the application of heat.. What are the dimensions of the photographs?.. The Portfolio photographs are 11 x 14-inches (27.. 6 cm) in 4-ply 16 x 20-inch (40.. 8 cm) mats by Rising Paper Company.. The individual photographs are 16 x 20-inches (40.. 8 cm) in 20 x 24-inch (50.. 8 x 61 cm), 4-ply or 8-ply mats.. What are the dimensions of the presentation case?.. The clamshell presentation box is 21.. 5 x 22 x 2-inches (54.. 6 x 56 x 5 cm) and weighs approximately 25 pounds with the photographs.. How does the presentation case protect the archival photographs?.. The presentation and storage case is designed to provide an environment beneficial to the preservation of the archival photographs.. The clamshell design allows the top and bottom to lie flat, which gives easy access to the photographs.. The photographs are housed in 4-ply 100% rag mats made by Rising Paper Company.. All paper elements in the Portfolio are acid-free.. Back to Portfolio Information..

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  • Title: Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio: Links
    Descriptive info: Government and Political Information.. Government of Tibet in Exile.. Central Tibetan Administration.. Canada Tibet.. International Campaign for Tibet.. International Tibet Support Network.. Office of Tibet, New York.. Tibet Fund.. Tibet Information Network (TIN).. Tibet Online.. Tibetan Language and Culture.. Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library.. Clay Sanskrit Library.. Latse Contemporary Tibetan Cultural Library.. Library of Tibetan Works & Archives.. Quiet Mountain Tibetan Buddhist Resource Guide.. Tibetan and Himalayan Digital Library, University of Virginia.. Art.. Art Institute  ...   Christie s.. Himalayan Art Resources.. Pacific Asia Museum.. Scott S.. Gordon Asian Arts.. Smithsonian Museum, Washington, D.. Sotheby s.. Ruben Museum of Art, New York City.. Publications and Media.. Asian Classics Input Project.. Asian Rare books.. Digital Library & Museum of Buddhist Studies.. European Association of Sinological Librarians.. FRONTLINE: Dreams of Tibet.. Paljor Publications Pvt.. Ltd.. , Publisher and Distributor in India.. Salon.. com: The top travel books.. Serindia, Books on Himalayan Arts and Culture..

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  • Title: Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio: Contact Information
    Descriptive info: Please direct any comments about this Web site to:.. webmaster@harrerportfolio.. Web Site Credits..

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  • Title: Heinrich Harrer Limited Edition Portfolio: Letter from HHDL
    Descriptive info: Message from the Dalai Lama.. English.. :.. See Tibetan version..

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