Panoramas of Athens and Smyrna, 1885.

Format
Visual material
Language
German
Description
1 v. ; 19.5 x 26 cm (album)

Details

Subject(s)
Getty AAT genre
Compiled/​Created
1885.
Summary note
Album containing 2 photographic panoramas: 1) 6 original photographic prints, bound leporello style, with an overall image size of approx. 7.5” by 57.5” showing the city of Athens as it appeared in 1885, from the densely populated north on the left side to the seemingly uninhabited south on the extreme right of the classical monuments. Included are the Acropolis, the Theseion [Hephaisteion] , the Monument of Philopappus, and the Lycabettus Hill.; 2) 3 original photographic prints, bound leporello style, with an overall image size of 7.5” x 27 5/8”, showing the city of Smyrna (now known as Izmir), from the waters of the Gulf of Izmir on the north side of the city to the hills in the west. All housed, with several accompanying mounted engravings and map fragments, in a plain early cardboard folder, with a bookplate (“Ex Libris Hartmann”) mounted on the cover. Some of the monuments are identified in notes (German) written along the upper part of the images.
Notes
Title written in pen on the cover.
Source acquisition
Purchase: Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. Acc. no. 2007-30.
Other title(s)
Panoramas von Athen und Smyrna um. 1885
Other views
Staff view

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