Athens - The Erechtheum, General View from the East

Francis BedfordMay 30, 1862

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the Erechtheon at the Acropolis. Large stones from the ruins surround the remaining structure, which consist of several columns and a tower. A seated man is visible on the steps in front of the columns. An arched tunnel is also visible among the stones on the ground to the left.


  • Title: Athens - The Erechtheum, General View from the East
  • Creator: Francis Bedford
  • Date Created: May 30, 1862
  • Location Created: London, England
  • Physical Dimensions: 9.5 × 12.7 cm (3 3/4 × 5 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XB.1272.48
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Francis Bedford (English, 1815/1816 - 1894)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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