Wheler 1682 by Humfrey Wanley

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George Wheler, 1682

Wheler 1682 by Humfrey Wanley
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  15903
TitleTitel of the book. A journey into Greece by George Wheler, Esq., in company of Dr. Spon of Lyons in six books. Containing I.A Voyage from Venice to Constantinople. II. An Account of Constantinople and the Adjacent Places. III. A Voyage Through the Lesser Asia. IV. A Voyage from Zant Through Several Parts of Greece to Athens. V. An Account of Athens. VI. Several Journeys from Athens, Into Attica, Corinth, Boeotia, &c. With Variety of Sculptures
InstitutionName of Institution. London, British Library
InventoryInventory number. Harley MS 6466, ff.22-32v
AuthorAuthor of the document. George Wheler
Publication dateDate when the publication was issued: day - month - year . 1682
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution.
Type of manuscriptCopy or translation copy
Translator or copierName of Person who translated or copied.  Humfrey Wanley
Translation or copy dateDate when the manuscript was translated or copied: day - month - year .  August 1693
Translation or copy placeLocation. 
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation.
LiteratureReference to literature. Wheler 16821, Burnett 2020b, p. 5972
External LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia 
KeywordNumismatic Keywords 
Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

London, British Library, Harley MS 6466, ff.22-32v: A copy by Wanley of all of Wheler's illustrations and the relevant extracts.


  1. ^  Wheler, George (1682) A journey into Greece by George Wheler, Esq., in company of Dr. Spon of Lyons in six books, London.
  2. ^  Burnett, Andrew M. (2020), The Hidden Treasures of this Happy Land. A History of Numismatics in Britain from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, BNS Special Publ. No 14 = RNS Special Publ. No 58, London, Spink & Son.