The nearer objects in the picture are those in the village of Nikali, where the principal house is the pyrgos, or tower, in which the agha is represented smoking.
A female at her devotions. Costume near Florence. In Italy, the young and the old alike frequent the churches.
Montparnasse in Paris is named after Mount Parnassus. Views in Greece. Drawings by Edward Dodwell, 1821. The Grand Tour.
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Locals of Pisa with English neckerchief and french handkerchief in front of an orphanage.
Costume at Lerici on the east side of the Gulf of La Spezia. Here were passed Shelley’s happiest days.
The Hasan Baba Tekke was a dervish gathering house, operated by the philosophical Bektashi order in the Tempi Valley, Greece.
Lake Kopais, also spelled Copais or Kopaida, was a lake in the ancient landscape of Boeotia in Greece, and already in ancient times attempts were made to drain the lake completely.
Mount Olympus is the highest mountain range in Greece. Its southern side, which is represented in this view, constitutes the boundary of Thessaly
The monastery Mega Spileo is a monastery in Greece, located between the Gulf of Corinth and the small town of Kalavryta.
According to legend, Stymphalos was only settleable after Heracles killed the crane-sized Stymphalian birds with his bow and arrow