Drawings of Kamares Vases from the Kamares Cave

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/0009.A19
Level Item
Description Damaged glass negative is a quarter plate size, a copy negative.
Condition Broken glass negative
Dimensions 10.5 x 8 cm
Place Kamares Cave
Dates 1913-1917
Donor/Creator The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Project Kamares Cave Excavation 1913
Scope and Content Part of the collection of images of the British School at Athens excavations at Kamares Cave, Crete in 1913. The original description in the SPHS negative register reads: "Kamares vases BSA excavations 1913". The drawing was possibly done by J.P. Droop. Listed as a Colour Slide in the SPHS negative register (A series), but the negative is black and white.
Notes Earliest date based on the excavation of the Kamares Cave and the latest date from its entry in the 1917 slide catalogue. The A series of negatives were created for colour slides produced from a colour drawings, but the extant negatives marked in the A series are black and white.
Reference 1917 JHS 37: 4th accession to 1913 slide catalogue. lxv.SPHS A.19. Link to article