Vue Generale d'Athenes avec l'acropolis

Made:
c. 1855 in Acropolis
maker:
Felice Beato
and
James Robertson

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'Vue Generale d'Athenes avec l'acropolis' A photograph of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, taken by Robertson, Beato and Co in about 1855
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A photograph entitled 'Vue Generale d'Athenes avec l'acropolis' taken by James Robertson and Felice Beato, c. 1855.

The photograph shows the Acropolis in Athens, Greece.

Robertson and Beato began working together in 1853. Together they photographed in Constantinople (now Istanbul), Greece, Jerusalem, and Balaklava where they documented the Crimean War, continuing the work of Roger Fenton (1819-1869).

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1939-180/18
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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