Prichard Lecture

Scope and Content

Typescript copy of lecture, given at the Ruhleben camp in Germany, on Greek and Byzantine art.

Administrative / Biographical History

Following the outbreak of World War One in 1914, male English civilians living in Germany were interned at Ruhleben, a former race track situated between Berlin and Spandau. Within the prisoner of war camp an English 'colony' was created, including a school, dramatic and musical societies, library, sports leagues, shops, and an internal mail service.

Access Information


The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Acquisition Information

Presented by S George H Phillips in April 1977.

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Collection level description.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal copyright restrictions apply.

Location of Originals

The original essay is at the Bodleian Library, Oxford.