The Erectheon, showing the caryatid portico, Athens, 1849 to 1850.
© NMeM / Royal Photographic Society / Science & Society Picture Library
Albumen print from calotype (paper) negative by Lieut. Claudius Galen Wheelhouse. From the Royal Photographic Society album 'Photographic Sketches from the Shores of the Mediterranean'. In 1849-1850 while accompanying Lord Lincoln's yachting party as official surgeon, Wheelhouse made calotypes of Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean. He photographed in Spain, Portugal, Egypt, Palestine, and Greece where he photographed views of Athens and the Acropolis.