Arcadia, Megalopolis: General View from back of (theatre) Scena Buildings

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/0372.1685
Level Item
Description Glass negative, full plate size, a copy negative.
Dimensions 19 x 12.5 cm
Place Megalopolis
Dates 1891
Creator Leaf, Mr Walter
Collection event Megalopolis Excavation 1890-1893
Scope and Content An image probably of the BSA excavations at Megalopolis 1890-1893. The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Megalopolis: General view from back of scena buildings (W.L. Enlargement No.15)".
Notes Date based on mention of Leaf's visit to the BSA excavations at Megalopolis theatre (Annual report for 1890-91). Also, numerous images donated by Walter Leaf were catalogued SPHS 1667 to 1700 that appeared in the 1897 slide catalogue in the Journal of Hellenic Studies, it certainly dates no later than 1897. Note many of these appear in his list of enlargements that was published in 1902.
Reference 1902 JHS 22: 2nd accession to 1900 slide catalogue. li.SPHS 1685. Link to article
1913 JHS 33: Catalogue of Slides. 41.SPHS 1685. Link to article