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Consists of 10 pairs of stereoscopic images of Athens by the Neue Photographische Gesellschaft A.G. [New Photographic Society], ca. 1905. Included are views of the Acropolis, the Propylaea, the temple of Erechtheum, the Theater of Herodes Atticus, the Theater of Dionysus (or Bacchus), the Arc of Adrian, the Olympieion, the Temple of Theseus, view of Athens from the Acropolis with Syntagma Square and the Parliament building and Lykabettus Mount in the background. Number and printed captions in French and German at the bottom of the images. Also, there are one pair of the Acropolis and one pair of Greek peasants by H.C. White Co.
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- Erechtheum (Athens, Greece)
- Teatro di Dioniso (Athēnai)
- Hephaisteion (Athens, Greece)
- Neue Photographische Gesellschaft A.G.
- Olympieion (Athens, Greece)
- Parthenon (Athens, Greece)
- Propylaea (Acropolis, Athens, Greece)
- Neue Photographische Gesellschaft A.G. -- publisher
- H.C. White Co. -- publisher
- Manuscripts Division
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Consists of ten pairs of stereoscopic images (mostly 7.4 x 7.1 cm.) of Athens by the Neue Photographische Gesellschaft A.G. [New Photographic Society], ca. 1905. Included are views of the Acropolis, the Propylaea, the temple of Erechtheum, the Theater of Herodes Atticus, the Theater of Dionysus (or Bacchus), the Arc of Adrian, the Olympieion, the Temple of Theseus, panoramic view of the city of Athens from the Acropolis with Syntagma Square and the Parliament building and Lykabettus Mount in the background. Number and printed captions in French and German at the bottom of the images.Physical Description
Consists of one pair of photographic prints of the Acropolis from Philopappos hill (8.9 x 17.8 cm.), mounted and one pair "Greek peasants driving Home-Donkey-Packs Laden with fuel" (8.9 x 17.8 cm.); printed captions at the bottom of the image and in the margins, studio's company information: "H.C. White CO., New York, London, Gen'l Office and Works, North Bennington, VT., U.S.A." and "The 'Perfect' Stereograph. (Trade Mark.) Patented April 14, 1903. Other Patents Pending."Physical Description