Knossos: MMIIIa Fresco "The Ladies in Blue"

Department Archive
Collection BSA SPHS Image Collection
Reference No. BSA SPHS 01/6795.C6804
Level Item
Description Glass negative, half plate size, a copy negative possibly taken from another negative.
Condition Image framed with red tape.
Dimensions 16x12 cm
Place Palace of Minos
Knossos
Dates 1936
Creator The British School at Athens
Scope and Content Part of the collection of images from the 1936 Exhibition of Minoan Civilization and the first 50 years work of the BSA at Burlington House, London. The original description in the SPHS register reads: "MM IIIa fresco from Knossos 'The ladies in blue'".
Notes Date is the year listed in the description of the image in the SPHS register. The image was created from an earlier image, specifically for the 1936 Exhibition. Printed on the negative: "Ladies in blue: toilette scene were much in vogue at the palace in this epoch. 17th century BC".
Reference 1936 Exhibition Catalogue. 20.Wall Paintings.