Postcard of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece collected during the Lovett World Tour for Rice Institute
This item was collected on the world tour taken by Rice Institute President Edgar Odell Lovett, his wife Mary Hale Lovett, and Secretary for Rice's Board of Trustees, Carrington Weems. The mission of the tour was to research the best characteristics of the world's top universities and plan the academic, administrative, student and physical structure of the Rice Institute.
The temple of the Acropolis ruins in Athens, Greece. On top-left corner reads, in Greek and French "No. 8. Athènes, les propylées de l'Acropole" (Athens, the Acropolis propylaea). Original resource is a color postcard.
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