View of the Theseum from the Prison of Socrates

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/1778.4451
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative. The image on the glass plate is 7 x 7 cm with rounded edges, presumably for the production of a lantern slide.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Theseum
Ancient Agora of Athens
Dates Latest 1897
Donor/Creator The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Scope and Content The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Athens: Theseum from Prison of Socrates".
Notes Published in the first SPHS catalogue of the image collection in JHS for 1897, possibly identified as catalogue number Ab 20. Date of the image, therefore, must date prior to 1897. The image appears in the SPHS Slide Sets: Unknown author, ca. 1925. The Travels of Saint Paul. Slide number 8 and A.H. Smith, ca. 1933. The Acropolis of Athens. Slide number 12.
Reference 1897 JHS 17: Catalogue of Slides. lvi.Ab 20. Link to article
1904 JHS 24: Catalogue of Slides. xcvii.SPHS 4451. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 36.SPHS 4451. Link to article
1921 JHS 41: Slide Sets. lxv.SPHS 4451. Link to article