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Book B [views of Innsbruck, Padua, Venice, Athens], 1902

Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW/3/3

Scope and Contents

Small album of monochrome photographs, inscribed in ink on the verso of the front cover, 'A. J. B. Wace Book B'.
Paginated by AJBW, each photograph titled in pencil on the cardboard mount. Contains views of Innsbruck, Venice, Athens, Kephisia and Laurium. The album dates from Wace's tenure as a Student at the British School of Athens in 1902-1903, dcomenting his intial journey across the Alps, via Venice to Athens. Photographs taken in Athens include views taken from the gardens of the British School, Athenian archaeological sites and candid snaps of shops, a station, daily life and landmarks like the Royal Palace.
24 photographic prints, no empty pages.


  • Creation: 1902



1 album(s) : photographs

Custodial History

Former reference 'Wace Archive 007', Cambridge transfer, Box 12

Physical Description

Hard back photograph album, buff brown cover, front cover embossed in black 'Kodak'.
Each leaf is composed of a cardboard backboard overlaid with a thinner card mount on recto and verso, tacked down on 3 edges, allowing photographs to be eased out from the long bottom edge. Displays one photograph to a page, each mount aperture sized W. 4 ¼ x 2 ½ inch).
Good condition, minimal foxing to the leaves thorughout.

The photographic prints are all monochrome, gelatin silver, quarter plate contact prints, with some fading to the images but otherwise in good condition.

Repository Details

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

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