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Hellenes, Pelasgian costumes, 19th century.

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Hellenes, Pelasgian.

Hellenes, Pelasgian costumes, 19th century. Grecian Race.

1. Shepherd of Arcadia in holiday dress. 2. Peasant – Environs of Athens in holiday dress. 3. Woman of Trikeri in Thessaly. 4. Woman and Child from the Island of Hydra. 5.6. Man and Woman from the Island of Crete.

Read more about the Fustanella skirt

Source: The Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World. “Races of the World”. Drawn by J. L. Williams. Engraved by A. Portier. Printed by Blackie & Son London, Glasgow & Edinburgh 1886.

Related: “On the history of costumes”. Münchener Bilderbogen (Munich pictures sheets). Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.




Woman from the island of Santorini.

Greek woman from Santorini in national costume. Traditional Greece folk clothing

Greek woman from Santorini

Greek woman in national costume from the island of Santorini 19th century.

Santorini is the name of an archipelago in the south of the Cyclades, is usually called in Greek Thira “the savages”.
The Santorini island group located in the southern Aegean Sea, about 120 km north of Crete.

Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

Read more: The Ancient Greek Costume by THOMAS HOPE.

Gallery: “On the history of costumes”. Münchener Bilderbogen (Munich pictures sheets). Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.