Contents and Arrangement

Album zur Erinnerung an Athen, circa 1850

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of a photograph album titled Album zur Erinnerung an Athen / Souvenirs d' Athènes / Remembrances of Athens; oblong, 4to; 12 unnumbered sheets containing 12 etchings. Images depict Athenian views and antiquities such as the Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Erechtheum, the Stoa of Hadrian, the gate of Agora, the Monument of Philopappus, and the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates. All etchings bear engraving and printing note, "Stich u Druk d Kunst Anst. d. Oestr. Lloyd, Triest. F. Zahn sc." as well as trilingual (German, English, French) printed captions. Publisher's information on title page, Triest, Literarisch-Artistische Abtheilung des Österreichischen Lloyd. Album is bound in contemporary green fabric over boards; gold-embossed cover title, Souvenirs d' Athènes.


Arranged alphabetically by the name of the creator, with unattributed materials at the end.

Collection History


Gift of the Program in Hellenic Stuides with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund (AM 2022-069).


The collection is open and will continue to grow.


No material was separated during processing.

Processing Information

This item was processed and described by Kalliopi Balatsouka in December 2021.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Album zur Erinnerung an Athen; General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, C0140, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (mss): Box B-001761

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