Mystras: View from the Castle

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/0753.2340
Level Item
Description Film negative, slightly smaller than quarter plate size, an original negative.
Dimensions 9.5 x 8 cm
Place Mystras Fortress
Dates 1907
Donor/Creator Baker-Penoyre, Mr John ff.
Scope and Content The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Mistra: Castle, views from it".
Notes Date based on the earliest excavations at Artemis Orthia in 1907 which Baker Penoyre visited. Numerous images of Baker-Penoyre's of Sparta or the Mistra region appear grouped with these and are listed in the 1908 JHS slide accession list. This image appears in SPHS slide set by A.J. Toynbee (ca. 1924) Greek Life and the Greek Environment [later changed to The Geography of Greece], slide number 41. The image is duplicated in slide format in the Ashmolean Lantern Slide Teaching Collection, Oxford University, cataogue number XB341 as "Eurotas: plain from Mistra".
Reference 1908 JHS 28: 4th accession to 1904 slide catalogue. lxxxiii.SPHS 2340. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 45.SPHS 2340. Link to article