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Thessaly, Jan-Feb 1910

Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW/3/21

Scope and Contents

29 positive photographic prints in total of 27 views of landscape, coastline, ancient fortification walls and archaeological ruins, villages and villagers - often dressed as mummers (actors). 2 negative photographic prints for which no positive print exists. Together with an envelope titled and dated by AJBW, 'Thessaly, Jan-Feb1910'.
AJBW wrote a title in pencil on the back for 16 of the prints, if he doubted his attribution of place, he included a question mark to denote his uncertainty.
Item 12, featuring the Penteli cave, is an anomaly because it is situated in Attika, not Thessaly. However, it remains in this group of photographs where Wace placed it, thereby retaining the original order of the set.


  • Creation: Jan-Feb 1910



30 item(s) (29 positive prints, 23 negative prints,1 envelope) : photographic, paper

Physical Location

Bay C, Shelf 4, Box 15

Custodial History

Former reference 'Wace Archive 031', Cambridge transfer, Box 13. Originally placed in a white envelope with this title writtten on it.


Wace, A. J. B. (1912). Mumming Plays in the Southern Balkans. The Annual of the British School at Athens, 19, 248–265
Wace, Thompson, & Thompson, Maurice S. (1914). The nomads of the Balkans : An account of life and customs among the Vlachs of northern Pindus.

Physical Description

Gelatin silver contact prints
29 positive contact prints, of which 24 are each 11.3 cm x 6.5 cm, both portrait and landscape orientation; 5 are prints taken from half plate negatives, each H. 10.5 x W. 12.5 cm
23 negatives, 11 x 7 cm
1 brown paper envlope, annotated by AJBW in pencil

Repository Details

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

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