Athens Acropolis: Chair in the Theatre of Dionysus

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/0039.0306
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative taken from a photographic print.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Theatre of Dionysus
Athens Acropolis
Dates Latest 1897
Donor/Creator Harrison, Miss Jane Ellen
English Photographic Company
Scope and Content The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Theatre of Dionysus, chair in".
Notes Latest date based on the listing in the first SPHS catalogue of the image collection in JHS for 1897, possibly identified as catalogue number Ac 42. A note in 1899 ( p. xxxv in 'Proceedings of the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies. Session 1898-99' The Journal of Hellenic Studies, Vol. 19 (1899), pp. xxxiii-xliv) mentions Miss Jane Harrison's negatives added to the collection. Partial paper label is still affixed: "89 Dionysos' chai[r]" and written on the negative is the number 46.The image is a commercial one from the English Photographic Company, but donated to the SPHS by Miss Harrison.
Reference 1897 JHS 17: Catalogue of Slides. lvii.Ac 42. Link to article
1904 JHS 24: Catalogue of Slides. xcvi.SPHS 306. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 83.SPHS 306. Link to article