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Greece 1949_01

Holidays in Greece: a history in tourism posters

Greece 1940s_2

Holidays in Greece: a history in tourism posters

Greece. Crete. 1964.

Boy with a hoop, Crete, Greece, 1964 - Greek America Foundation; Photograph by Constantine Manos, Magnum Photographer

Antonis Benakis,scion of one of the leading families of the Greek diaspora,was born in Alexandria in 1873.He began his career as a collector in Alexandria,donating his collections to the Greek state,after he settled in Athens in 1926. His personality was formed within a family which nourished such ideals and talents like his sister's, Penelope Delta whose stories have been familiar to generations of Greek children.The founder of the Benaki Museum donated the museum he created to the Greek…

Antonis Benakis,scion of one of the leading families of the Greek diaspora,was…

Greece 1981

Holidays in Greece: a history in tourism posters

Guardian presents to its readers the history of Greek Tourism, as Greece has long been one of Europe’s most alluring destinations. Ten posters are presented, marking 100 years of what.

February 1956 ~ Athens - Election day (Benaki Museum Photographic archive)

Athenian coffee-house during the 1956 parliamentary election. Photographic Agency D. HARISSIADIS Dimitris A.

Yachting in Greece 1969

Holidays in Greece: a history in tourism posters

Greece is one of the first destinations to be chosen by Britannia Airways for its new Boeing 737 jet, with charters from Luton to Athens. In Jacqueline Kennedy marries the Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis on the Ionian island of Skorpios.

Greece 1920s

Holidays in Greece: a history in tourism posters

In under the heading Independent Travel without Trouble, Thomas Cook’s…

The Archaeology of Now by Georgios Makkas - The Greek Foundation

These photos by Georgios Makkas depict small businesses that, as a result of Greece entering its year of recession, have been forced to close.

Greece 1967 _03

Holidays in Greece: a history in tourism posters

Temple of Athena Nike, Atenas, Greek Tourism Poster, 1967 Cards For Trade)

Greece 1934

Holidays in Greece: a history in tourism posters

GREECE, An original travel and tourism poster to promote holidays in the Aedipsos.

“13 photos of abandonment” A Journey back in time to the Greek '50s! By Giorgos Zontanos

photos of abandonment" is a project by Giorgos Zontanos that documents an abandoned house in Thasos, taking us back in time in Greece.

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