Contents and Arrangement

Antiquities of Athens and Other Places of Greece. Photographs, undated

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of a collection of photographs by Merlin, Konstantinos Dimitriou and other unidentified photographers. Included are (16) original photographs,(8) collotypes, and (61) albumen photographic prints. Images depict antiquities of Athens, Greece, such as the Pnyx, the Propylaia to the Acropolis, the Erechtheum, statues of the Acropolis museum and the National Museum, the Philopappos Monument, the Church of St. Eleutherios or Panagia Gorgoepikoos, the Tower of the Winds, the Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens, the Theater of Bacchus, the Parthenon, the Areopagus, the Kerameikos cemetery, the Theseion, the Theater of Herodes Atticus, the Temple of Poseidon in Sunion, and stelai. There are also photographs of Eleusis, a view of Nauplion, the Temple in Corinth, the Theater of Epidauros, and Mycenae. Dimensions from 5.5 x 19 to 27.5 x 21.5 cm).


Arranged alphabetically by the name of the creator or by the date of acquisition.

Collection History


Gift of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. (AM 2023-109)


No material was separated during processing.

Processing Information

This file was processed and described by Kalliopi Balatsouka in June 2023.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

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:

Antiquities of Athens and Other Places of Greece. Photographs; General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, C0140, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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