File Petrie MSS 3.3 - Modern negatives of Petrie's photographs from Italian museums

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Petrie MSS 3.3


Modern negatives of Petrie's photographs from Italian museums


  • 1985-1986 (Creation)

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The original nitrate negatives were formerly in the Petrie Museum of Archaeology, University College London.

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The nitrate negatives of the so-called "Italian Museums Photographs" were presented by the Petrie Museum of Archaeology in 1985, along with the "Giza photographs" (see Petrie MSS 4.1). Modern 35mm negatives were created from the nitrate negatives and the nitrate negatives were subsequently deaccessioned.

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Modern negatives created from Petrie's original nitrate negatives which were then deaccessioned.

These photographs are the same as in the album of photographs from Italian museums (Petrie MSS 3.1), however, there is not a negative for every print. The following negatives are missing: 29, 36, 37, 81, 90, 98, 185, 213, 222, 226, 233, 234, 243, 274, 321, 352, 356, 368, 369, 413, 472 and 532.

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