The straits of Salamis

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/4876.3418.2
Level Item
Description Glass negative, half plate size, a copy negative taken from a photographic print.
Condition Black paper tape masks the sides
Dimensions 16 x 12 cm
Place Straits of Salamis
Dates Latest 1897
Donor/Creator The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Scope and Content The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Salamis: view from the mouth of".
Notes Latest date is based on probable inclusion in the 1897 slide catalogue. The photograph been annotated prior to the production of the negative. The main caption reads: "Salamis: View looking W down the bay, from the mainland W of Peiraeus. The battle was fought over all the water visible." The handwriting may be that of John L. Myres (pers. comm. HEIR Project, Oxford University). Other Collections: The image is duplicated in slide format in the Ashmolean Lantern Slide Teaching Collection, Oxford University, catalogue number XB241 as "Salamis: straits".
Reference 1897 JHS 17: Catalogue of Slides. lviii.Bb 8. Link to article
1904 JHS 24: Catalogue of Slides. xcviii.SPHS 3418. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 39.SPHS 3418. Link to article