Etching of the ancient city of Cnidus

Department Archive
Collection George Finlay Papers
Reference No. FIN/GF/A/23/007
Dimensions 37 x 56 cm
Donor/Creator Gell, Sir William
Scope and Content [Antiquities of] Ionia, Part 3, Chapter 1, Plate II-the ancient city of Cnidus (from a sketch by Sir William Gell, etching by W. J. Cooke).
Notes Greece was one of the last European countries to adopt the newer Gregorian calendar. For most of the nineteenth century, the Julian calendar was 12 days behind the Gregorian. British correspondents in the Finlay Collection tend to use the newer calendar. Letters with two dates 12 days apart, eg. 24 April / 6 May 1828, refer to both the Julian and Gregorian calendars.