National Archives of Georgia


Less known Photo of Oliver Wardrop – Document of the Week

10:17 | 3 November, 2016


The National Archives of Georgia in the frames of the “Document of the Week” presents the photo of the British diplomat, traveler and translator Sir Oliver Wardrop.

Oliver Wardrop was the United Kingdom’s High Commissioner of Transcaucasia in Georgia in 1919-1920.

This less known photo is taken in Tbilisi, 13, Machabeli street (today’s Writers’ House), where the representation of the Britain was located during the period of the First Republic.

The photo (stereo slide) is preserved in the National Archives of Georgia, in the collection of Nikoladze-Ghambashidze.

 “Document of the Week” is the project of the National Archives of Georgia, aiming the popularization of the unique and diverse materials of the National Archives among the society.

One can acquaint with the document through the website of the National Archives:, as well as on the page of the archive via social media:


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