Greece Mineral Springs. Vintage travel poster showing the head of a Greek statue, 1953.

Greece Mineral Springs

Vintage travel poster showing the head of a Greek statue, an urn and a mineral spring.

Traditional costumes for the Island of Corfu, Greece. Maria Nafpliotou & Sakis Rouvas

Traditional costumes for the Island of Corfu, Greece. Maria Nafpliotou & Sakis Rouvas Greek hair and makeup 2

Πόντιος ευζονας- Evzonas Pontios ..Presidential Guard (Proedriki Froura).Greece).

A soldier of the Greek Presidential Guard wearing the traditional, Pontian Greek costume. The Unknown Soldier Memorial in Athens, Greece.

Traditional festive costumes of the Greek-Orthodox inhabitants from the Pontos region (Black Sea coast and hinterland). Late-Ottoman era, urban style, early 20th century. This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.

Traditional festive costumes of the Greek-Orthodox inhabitants from the Pontos region (Black Sea coast and hinterland). This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.

New shoes at the end of the war (1945), by Voula Papaioannou - Βούλα Παπαϊωάννου (1898-1990)

New shoes at the end of the war by Voula Papaioannou - Βούλα Παπαϊωάννου

These Greek children are from Makri, a village burned and looted by the Germans. It was 50 miles from Distomo. Nov. 27, 1944.

These Greek children are from Makri, a village burned and looted by the Germans. It was 50 miles from Distomo.

Traditional costume of a Vlach woman. Photo: Archive of "Lykion ton Ellinidon" (=Lyceum of Greek Women) of Larissa

Central Greece, Traditional woman's costume of the Vlachs. Photo: Archive of "Lykion ton Ellinidon" (=Lyceum of Greek Women) of Larissa

6 December 1944: British troops begin to intervene in Greece The ELAS communist group of Greek resistance fighters had been the best organised during the occupation – but were now being asked to disarm.

Guerillas of ELAS, Greek Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Women’s belt buckles from Ioannina (northern Greece), late-Ottoman era, 19th century. Made of various materials: silver, gilt silver, silvery metal (alpaca or other compositions). Called: 'pafti'.

Women’s belt buckles from Ioannina (northern Greece), late-Ottoman era, century. Made of various materials: silver, gilt silver, silvery metal (alpaca or other compositions).

The Massacre of the Boy Scouts and the Greeks of Aydin: June 1919

Between the Ottoman Empire (today Turkey) under two successive regimes, carried out a systematic and violent campaign of extermination against its native Greek minority.

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