Panoramic view of Athens from the road to Piraus, 1849 to 1850.

Wheelhouse, Claudius Galen

Panoramic view of Athens from the road to Piraus, 1849 to 1850.
1 8 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 10cm

Description

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.

© NMeM / Royal Photographic Society / Science & Society Picture Library

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