Contents and Arrangement

Photograph Album, undated

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection comprises (440) black-and-white photographs of the international acclaimed and pioneer Greek architect, Iōannēs Despotopoulos. Photographs are part of six photograph albums, attached on both sides of the leaves, one to eight a page, captioned in Greek on the negative or the mat board measuring from 1.5 x 3.5 cm to 13 x 18.2 cm. String bound albums. There are also a few loose photographs. They depict portrait photography of Despotopoulos or group photographs with his family members, friends and colleagues in several places in Greece such as Athens, Chios, Mytilēnē, Mega Spēlaion, Chalkis, and Chaerōnea; Constantinople and Prince island in Turkey; Berlin, Leipzig, and Munich in Germany; buildings in Romania; street scenes in Bulgaria; and Paris.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were removed from the collection during 2023 processing beyond routine appraisal practices

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further duplication 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 Special Collections 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.

Credit this material:

Photograph Album; Iōannēs Despotopoulos Collection of Photographs, C1733, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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