Tag Archives: Antiquity

The William Gell notebooks at the BSA

Or will the gentle dilettanti crew Now delegate the task to digging Gell, That might limner of a bird’s-eye view, How like to nature let his volumes tell; Who can with him the folio’s limits swell With all the author saw, or said he saw? Who can topographize or delve so well? No boaster he, […]

Rule II and the Origins of the SPHS Photographic Collection

Rule II. To collect drawings, facsimiles, transcripts, plans, and photographs of Greek inscriptions, MSS., works of art, ancient sites and remains, and with this view to invite travellers to communicate to the Society notes or sketches of archaeological and topographical interest. When the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (SPHS) was founded in 1879, […]