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British colonel Synge returns to Thessaloniki after his abduction by Greek insurgents durint the events of 1878 in Thessaly and Macedonia.
George I and Olga of Greece visit admiral James Drummond, K.C.B, on flagship “Hercules”, 1877.
Tags: Attica, Boats and ships, British, Central Greece, Costume - Hats and headwear, Ethnic groups, George I of Greece, Greece, Greeks, History, Human types, James Drummond (admiral), Kings, Military officers, Officials, Olga Queen of Greece, Piraeus, Princesses of Wales, State and military institutions - Diplomatic relations, Women
The National Guard at Athens taking the oath of allegiance to George I, 1863.
Fête to officers of the English and French forces, and the Greek army and Navy, in the Acropolis during the British-French occupation of Athens and Piraeus in 1854-57. July 1854
Tags: Acropolis of Athens, Art and antiquities, Athens, Attica, British, Central Greece, Costume - Hats and headwear, Crimean war, Ethnic groups, Festivities / Celebrations, French, Greece, Greeks, History, Military officers, Parthenon, Soldiers, State and military institutions - Diplomatic relations
Otto and Amalia of Greece exiting the Royal Palace, 1854.
Tags: Amalia of Oldenburg (Queen of Greece), Animals, Athens, Attica, Central Greece, Costume - Hats and headwear, Equids, Greece, Greek Parliament (formerly Royal Palace), Human types, Kings, Military officers, Officials, Otto of Greece, Social sphere and everyday life, State and military institutions - Diplomatic relations, Women
William Parler, Admiral of the British Navy, and head of the Piraeus blockade operation following the Don Pacifico affair, leaves Corfu for Cephalonia.
Portrait of Swedish military officer Jacob Johan Anckarström, executed for the murder of Gustav III of Sweden.
Public deposition of three high-ranking administrative officials of Thessaloniki on 21 August 1876, following the murder of the consuls. From Le Monde Illustré, 1876.
Contingent of Turkish soldiers dispatched to Serbia from Thessaloniki in order to participate in the suppression of the Herzegovina uprising (27 July 1876). From Le Monde Illustré, 19 August 1876.
Conscripts of the Ottoman army exit New (Litaia) Gate to the direction of the railway station. From L'Illustration, 1876.
Muslim religious students carrying old weapons anf dressed in old uniforms oarada ancient green standards of Mohammad through the streets of Thessaloniki, in order to encourage the faithful to combat against the uprising in Herzegovina. From Le Monde Illustré, 1876.
Enrollment office of the Ottoman army in Thessaloniki at the time of Herzegovina uprising. From Le Monde Illustré, 1876.
Bashi-bazouk camp outside the walls of Thessaloniki at the time of Herzegovina uprising. From Le Monde Illustré, 1876.
Turkish battleships approach the port of Thessaloniki in the summer of 1876, at the time of Herzegovina uprising. From German newspaper.
Horses of the Ottoman cavalry disembark in Thessaloniki after the murder of the consuls in May 1876. From German newspaper of the era.
Hanging of the convicted for the murder of the consuls, 16 May 1876. From Le Monde Illustré, 1876.
Arrival of the French and German inspectors entrusted with solving the murder of the consuls in Thessaloniki. From L'Univers Illustré, 1876.
Scenes from the funerary services for the consuls in Thessaloniki (May 1876). View of Thessaloniki. From Le Monde Illustré, May 1876.
Persian officials take the most beautiful women of the city away to the harem of the shah of Persia.
Tags: Animals, Architecture and built environment, Azerbaijan, Camels, Carriages, Children, Costume - Hats and headwear, Dogs, Ethnic groups, Harem, Horses, Military officers, Modes of transport, Persia / Iran, Persians, Şamaxı-Shamachy, Social sphere and everyday life, Soldiers, State and military institutions - Diplomatic relations, Women
Northeast view of the Erechtheion.
Tags: Acropoleis, Acropolis of Athens, Africans, Animals, Art and antiquities, Athens, Attica, Children, Costume - Hats and headwear, Digging tools, Dogs, Drums, Erechtheion, Ethnic groups, Fortifications and fortresses, Greece, Horses, James Stuart, Military officers, Musical instruments, Ottoman officials, Ottomans, Professions, Servants, Sheep, Smoking, Women
Coins of Athens. The sarcophagus of Boutos, priest of Athena and Poseidon, discovered in Erechtheion. Altar of Demeter and Persephone dedicated by Phavios, torch-bearer at the Eleusinian mysteries.
A. Archer in the service of the Sultan (Solak). B. Devshirme child. C. Servant of the Sultan.
The Persian diplomatic mission offering its gifts to the Ottoman Sultan in accordance with the protocol.
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