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Panorama of Larnaca, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018D

Scope and Contents

A panorama composed of 6 joined prints measuring 1092 x 151 mm. A small part of the caption is illegible having been inked over. The panorama is taken from a pier in the harbour looking back towards the waterfront. At the left (south) are waterfront houses and jetties with a landing wharf piled high with barrels and sacks of provisions in the centre. At the right, four soldiers on a jetty watch the photographer. Photograph by E. Carletti and Co.


  • Creation: 1878


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Biographical / Historical

E. Carletti and Co. were commercial photographers active in Lárnax, Cyprus, in 1878.


1 item(s) (1 item) : photograph

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition but with several bends in the print and some fading.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 2716.

Related Materials

The stores in the picture are probably supplies for British troops taking up the administration of Cyprus under General Wolseley; see Y3018A/1. For an almost identical view of the left hand side of this panorama see Y3018A/2.


This collection level description was entered by SG using information from the original typescript catalogue.


E Carletti and Co.

Includes index.
2004-02-25 11:38:03+00:00
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