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CRETE July, August 1920 with C. W. B., 1920-1923

Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW/1/23

Scope and Contents

Diary account of AJBW's trip around Crete with Carl (Carl William) Blegen from 22/07/1920 to 23/08/1920. Includes notes and thoughts on villages and sites visited as well as notes on the collections at Herakleion Museum and at Knossos. Sketch plans, sketches of details of decoration, recording of inscriptions.
At ff. 53-54, notes on measurements at Knossos, dated 15/05/1923. At the back, jotted notes of exenses and some museum numbers.
1 insert, at the front: typescript page by AJBW about the Icon of the Virgin at the Monastery of Panagia Karditotissa.


  • Creation: 1920-1923



1 notebook(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

Custodial History

Former reference Wace Archive 80, Cambridge transfer, Box 11

Physical Description

Pale brown cloth cover. Text block of blank paper, handwritten in pencil, 20 x 13 cm.
Foliated by AJBW, ff. 99
At the front, it's evident that the text blck is detaching from the spine.
1 insert of a leaf of paper in typescript with annotations handwritten in ink.

Repository Details

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