Archimedes of Syracuse
Dinner at Crisso. In the house of the bishop of Salona.
Entrance to the Tower of the Winds at Athens.
Bazar of Athens.
Albanian folk characters in the 18th century.
- Souliote Woman
- Albanian Prémiti or Toxide.
- Albanian woman from Sikyon. Sikyon was an ancient city-state on the northern Peloponnese between Corinth and Achaia (Pellene).
- Reis Efendi Barbaresque.
- Albanian soldier.
The Dance of the Dervishes.
In the Tower of the Winds.
Embroidery from the Caucasus, Greece.
- Circassian embroidered Saddle-Cloth. 2. Embroidered dress, Greece. Hand-work of the North-American Indian Melicete tribe. Continue reading
Electra waits for the return of Orestes.
Cretan costume, ancient and modern.
Fashions change but little in the east, and the dress of the Cretan peasant is very interesting, even at the present day, from its resemblance to that worn by his ancestors more than two thousand years ago. If we view the Cretan costume in the sixteenth century, we shall find that it still more closely resembles that of the ancient inhabitants of the island. In the engraving on the previous page we notice that the beard, the bow and quiver, the sword and long knife, were all preserved. Continue reading