Sunday 9 November 2008

On the Acropolis with Edward Dodwell

Edward Dodwell first rode into Athens at dusk on 10 July 1801 and left on September 15. He arrived in Athens for a second time on 26 March 1805 and left on September 2.

Athens from the foot of Mount Anchemus

The Bazar of Athens

View of the Parthenon from the Propylaea

West front of the Parthenon

South-west view of the Erechtheion

An exhibition: In Search of Classical Greece: Travel Drawings of Edward Dodwell And Simone Pomardi 1805-1806, took place in the Print Room at the British Museum between 7 February and 28 April 2013. The featured drawings were primarily from the collection of The Packard Humanities Institute, including some previously unseen.

A classical and topographical tour through Greece, during the years 1801, 1805, and 1806, vol.1 (1819)