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Geraki Accounts etc. Delos, 1905

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW/1/12

Scope and Contents

Excavation notes from Geraki, dated May 22, and notes from Angelona. The vast majority of the notebook is dedicated to notes on Delos, dated July 1905, with detailed, measured plans of wall decoration in the Houses.
At the back of the notewook, are records of wages paid to excavation wokers at Geraki, a packing list for the excavation, and a partial draft of a play script written by Wace. 3 inserts: 2 monochrome photographic prints, at f. 10r, of archaeological tourists kistening to their tour leader. One of the photographs features two girls, wearing magnificent Edwardian hats, listening intently. .
1 leaf of notes handwritten in pencil, with a sketch plan of Delos, some abbreviated notes and initials for characters in his play, and a draft of play script jottings.

Dates

  • 1905

Extent

1 notebook(s) : paper

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

Former reference Wace Archive 84, Cambridge transfer, Box 11

Physical Description

Brown cloth cover, with edges bound in faded red tape, loop for a pencil attached to front cover, perished brown elastic for closing the notebook attached to back cover, text block of squared paper, handwritten in pencil, 18 x 11cm.
Unfoliated, ff. 90
Half the length of the spine has lost its textile covering, exposing rusted staples. Fragile.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Cambridge: Faculty of Classics Archives Repository

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