Temple of Poseidon, Sounion, after 1805. Simone Pomardi (Italian, 1757–1830). Watercolor. Courtesy of the Packard Humanities Institute

Capturing a Lost Greece: The Travel Drawings of Edward Dodwell and Simone Pomardi



During their travels through Greece in 1805–06, antiquarian Edward Dodwell and artist Simone Pomardi produced nearly a thousand watercolors and drawings of monuments, ancient sites, and picturesque vistas. Classical archaeologist John Camp takes a closer look at this rich collection of travel illustrations depicting landscapes that have since changed or vanished. Free; a ticket is required.

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