Photograph album of Crete, 1907.

Format
Manuscript
Language
French
Description
1 volume 20.7 x 25 cm (40 pages)

Details

Subject(s)
Getty AAT genre
Compiled/​Created
1907.
Summary note
Photograph album containing 237 silver gelatin prints depicting various locations in Crete in the early 20th century. Photographs were taken at Chania, Halepa, Malaxa, the fortresses of Firka and Izzeddin, and other locations in Crete. Subjects include urban and rural scenes and people, boats, ports, lighthouses, cemeteries, mosques, houses and farms, pets and livestock, British, Italian, and Russian soldiers, police officers and military personnel of the Cretan State, and French diplomats. Though the photographer and collector are unidentified, the album is captioned throughout in French. The photographs range from 3.4 x 5.3 to 7.9 x 10.7 cm in size, and there are 4 to 16 photographs per page.
Binding note
Cloth binding.
Source acquisition
Purchased with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund in 2017. AM 2018-32.
Other views
Staff view

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