Troy: The Walls and the Plain

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/0380.1693
Level Item
Description Glass negative, quarter plate size, a copy negative. The image smaller than negative - 7 x 7 cm, possibly for the a lantern slide or a later copy negative for a 35mm slide.
Condition Black paint masks the sky to cover imperfections and dust particles.
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Troy
Dates Latest 1897
Donor/Creator The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Scope and Content The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Troy: the walls & the plain".
Notes Published in the first SPHS catalogue of the image collection in JHS for 1897, identified as catalogue number Eb 4. Date of the image, therefore, must date prior to 1897. The image appears in the SPHS Slide Set by A.J. Toynbee (ca. 1924) Greek Life and the Greek Environment [later changed to The Geography of Greece], slide number 46.
Reference 1897 JHS 17: Catalogue of Slides. lxii.Eb 4. Link to article
1900 JHS 20: Catalogue of Slides. lvii.Gb 1. Link to article
1922 JHS 42: 8th accession to 1913 slide catalogue. lvi.SPHS 1693. Link to article