Photographs of a travel to Greece, 1870s-1881.

Format
Visual material
Language
French
Description
16 loose album leaves.

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Library of Congress genre
Photographs [Browse]
Getty AAT genre
PhotographsGreece19th century [Browse]
Compiled/​Created
1870s-1881.
Summary note
Consists of 45 albumen prints of a trip to Greece. Included are views of classical sites in Athens, Greece, such as a general view of the Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Hephaisteion, the Propylaea, the Erechtheum, the Temple of Athena Nike, and the Theatre of Dionysus. There also images of Aigina, Corinth, Navarino Bay, and Rhodes Island. All the images are captioned in French on mounted paper slip (several dated). The photographs are placed one to four on each page measuring: 67 x 100 (7), 98 x 142 (20), and 135 x 200 mm. (18). Four among the largest signed in negative by Petros Mōraitēs. Included also is a map of Mediterranean with itinerary: "Voyage de la Nora en Avril-Mai 1881."
Notes
Title supplied by cataloger.
Source acquisition
Purchase: Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. 2011. AM 2012-64.
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