Drawing from an album of 17 drawings of Athens and its monuments by Harry Ralph Ricardo; the Olympieion, with the Acropolis of Athens in the background Graphite and brown wash, with white heightening, on a sheet of paper stuck into the album. Album tooled in gold on spine 'Ricardo Drawings. Athens Acropolis. Dept of G.& R. Antiquities', and on the front 'Drawings made on the spot by Harry Ralph Ricardo, (1823-1860), for some time (1845-1850) an Associate R.I.B.A.'
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