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Study photographs of ancient inscriptions, 1900s


PRELIMINARY INVENTORY OF THE STUDY PHOTOGRAPHS OF ANCIENT INSCRIPTIONS

Scope and Content of Collection

An assembled collection of photographs of ancient inscriptions, predominently Greek and Roman, with Athenian inscriptions constituting the largest portion of the collection. The majority of these modern prints were acquired from the American School of Classical Studies in Athens; sources for the remainder include commercial vendors such as Alinari, Photographie Giraudon, Barbara Bini, Guntram Koch, the Antonio Giuliano collection in the Gabinetto fotografico nazionale (Rome), and Roberto Sigismondi; the two major sources for prints of inscriptions from the western part of the Roman Empire are the Bildarchiv Foto Marburg and the Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln. The collection also contains a few images transferred from the repository's Giovanni Becatti archive.

Arrangement

Arranged by language/culture, then by medium, then by catalog number or location.




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