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The Tower of the Winds, Athens.

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Athens (photographed)

  • Date:

    mid 1850s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Robertson & Beato (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 36, box C

Physical description

A photograph depicting the Tower of the Winds in Athens.

Place of Origin

Athens (photographed)


mid 1850s (made)


Robertson & Beato (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print


Height: 25.5 cm, Width: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph by Robertson & Beato, 'Tower of the Winds, Athens', albumen print, Athens, mid 1850s

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1992


Photographic paper


Albumen process

Subjects depicted

Ruins; Clock tower; Timepiece


Photographs; Topography; Clocks & Watches


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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