Agora Image: 2003.01.0421Calotype photograph by John Shaw Smith. Taken looking from the Temple of Hephaistos, toward the Acropolis. The houses on the north slope that covered the ancient Agora and the Frankish tower are clearly visible.
"Modern town of Athens with Acropolis at the back and Mars Hill or Areopagus on right. Athens Oct. 21, 1851" - annotation on the back of the original print by John Shaw Smith, our great-grandfather. Signed by Basil Megan, Sept. 29 1993 and Peter (A.H.S.) Megan, Nov. 5, 1993. See 2010.01.0357.
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Collection:   Agora
Type:   Image
Name:   2003.01.0421
Archive Number:   2003.01.0421
Title:   Calotype photograph by John Shaw Smith. Taken looking from the Temple of Hephaistos, toward the Acropolis. The houses on the north slope that covered the ancient Agora and the Frankish tower are clearly visible.
"Modern town of Athens with Acropolis at the back and Mars Hill or Areopagus on right. Athens Oct. 21, 1851" - annotation on the back of the original print by John Shaw Smith, our great-grandfather. Signed by Basil Megan, Sept. 29 1993 and Peter (A.H.S.) Megan, Nov. 5, 1993. See 2010.01.0357.
Photographer:   John Shaw Smith
Date:   21 Oct 1851
Bibliography:   Vroom and Kondyli (2011), p. 39, fig. 45.
    Camp and Mauzy (2009), p. 93, fig. 90.
Rating:   1
Storage:   Negative Room, Drawer 18, Sheet 68