Postcard of the Aqueducs Byzantains in Smyrna, Greece collected during the Lovett World Tour for Rice Institute
A Byzantine-era aqueduct in Smyrna. In French at top left: "Smyrne. Aqueducs Byzantains." Original resource is a color postcard.
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.