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An exhibition of photographs by Robert McCabe

In the summer of 1955, a young Robert McCabe was given a simple assignment by Professor Alan John Banyard Wace: to create a visual record of Mycenae with his camera and Plus-X film.

McCabe took some 200 photographs that year, a small number perhaps by modern digital standards but a sizeable and comprehensive record nonetheless. This exhibition features around fifty of those photographs, capturing a black and white archive of the site and its place in the broader landscape – a landscape peopled in McCabe's photographs by both archaeologists and locals alike, whose interactions and stories are remembered in the captions.

Find out more about the exhibition

Tuesday, 28 September, 2021 - 00:00 to Friday, 10 December, 2021 - 00:00
Event location: 
Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

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