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John Alfred Spranger was born in Florence on 24 June 1889. His father, William, moved to Tuscany from England in the mid XIX century and became Professor at the Academy of Arts and Drawings in Florence, as well as an enterprising businessman. Spranger was a leading figure in the cultural milieu of F...

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Published in: Egitto, Iraq ed Etruria nelle fotografie di John Alfred Spranger p. 159
Main Authors: Stefano Anastasio, Barbara Arbeid
Format: Book Chapter
Language: Italian
Published: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd 01-31-2019
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Summary: John Alfred Spranger was born in Florence on 24 June 1889. His father, William, moved to Tuscany from England in the mid XIX century and became Professor at the Academy of Arts and Drawings in Florence, as well as an enterprising businessman. Spranger was a leading figure in the cultural milieu of Florence at the beginning of the XX century. He was both an archaeologist and a photographer (as well as an engineer, topographer, mountain climber and art collector). He was the author of several photo reportages detailing archaeological monuments and landscapes especially in Italy, Albania, Greece, Canada, Egypt, and