Editor

Eirini Boudouri
Responsible for the photographic archives of the Benaki Museum

Collector's edition: Greek Antiquities, NELLY'S 1925-1939

SKU: 100609910
€517.31Price
  • Details

    box 33x27 cm
    book

    200 pages

    160 b/w photographs

    hardback, 29x24 cm

  • Description

    ANTIQUITIES

    GREECE 1925-1939

    NELLY’S

     

    This Collector’s edition is printed in 55 numbered and signed copies. it includes the book and a leather-bound case. The cover is adorned with a sculpted head of Dionysus in relief designed especially for this collectors’ edition.

     

    The book includes 160 photographs by the internationally-renowned Greek photographer Nelly’s (1899-1998) depicting the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum, the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Olympia and Delphi as well as Ancient Corinth and Aegina. Most of the material, which is from the Benaki Museum Photographic Archive, is in print for the first time.

     

    Introductory chapters are written by Dimitris Philippides, Stelios Lydakis and Alkis Xanthakis about the art of photography, the cameras and the perception of antiquities in the 1920s and 1930s.

  • Table of Contents

    Preface

    Dimitris Philippides

     

    The interest of the greeks in antiquities during the interwar period

    Stelios Lydakis

     

    Nelly's cameras

    Alkis Xanthakis

     

    Photographic approach of ancient art

    Irene Boudouri

     

    • ACROPOLIS
    • ACROPOLIS MUSEUM
    • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
    • MONUMENTS OF ATTICA
    • DELPHI
    • OLYMPIA
    • ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES

    Photo captions and comments

    Fanni Mallouchou -Tufano

     

    Nelly's (Chronology)

     

    Bibliography

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