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Views of Thessalonikē and a panorama of Lake Doiran.
10 leaves of plates, 1 panorama : photographs ; 16.7 x 22.7 cm.
Doiran, Lake (Greece and Macedonia)
Vardar River (Macedonia and Greece
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Gelatin silver prints
Consists of 10 black-and-white original aerial photographs (gelatin silver, 17.1 x 11.7 cm), mounted, of the area around Thessalonikē acoompanied by an extensive panorama of Lake Doiran. Included are five images of the the city of Thessalonikē, graphically showing the "fire area" from the previous year's disastrous conflagration, the harbour and the river Vardar with French destroyers, and the aerodrome. The panorama, comprised of 8 panels, shows the Lake Doiran and the overlooking hills. The panorama has a War Office label identifying the image as "Sal Grec Avance ..." taken on 1.6.18 (1918) at 0700 hrs ... angle of view approx. 150° ...," signed by "Lt.Col. H. Wood." This was the scene of the Battle of Doiran on September 18-19, 1918.
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Landscape 8vo album of ten grey paper leaves with wraps of the same paper. The photographs are mounted on paper, one per page.
8-panel panorama hinged with linen and opening 180 cm.
Binding of card reinforcement strips at the spine edges, held together with three brass paper-fasteners.
Handwritten inked captions in English on opposite page.
Gift: Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. AM 2019-25.