General view of Phaleron from Athens

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/1350.3421
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative taken from a photographic print.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Phaleron
Piraeus
Dates Latest 1897
Creator Atchley, Shirley Clifford
English Photographic Company
Scope and Content The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Phaleron: general view from Athens".
Notes A commercial image from the English Photographic Company. Unknown date, but based on numerous images from the English Photographic Company donated via Shirley Atchley catalogued from SPHS 3401 to 3407; 3421 to 3439 appearing in the 1897 slide catalogue in the Journal of Hellenic Studies, it probably dates no later than 1897. Certainly no later than 1904. On the negative, the cropped caption reads: "[Fro]m the Hill of Philopappus just outside Athens. The bay of Phalerum is well shown with the site of old Phalerum on the [...] [Mun]ychia the citadel of Piraeus at the west end. The very dim mountains in the distance are in Argolis. The [...]" and notes marking locations of Aegina, Old Phalerum, ancient Cape Kolias, Munychia and New Phalerum.
Reference 1904 JHS 24: Catalogue of Slides. xcviii.SPHS 3421. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 39.SPHS 3421. Link to article