Nelly's focuses on the pure orders of the Acropolis monuments that fascinate her. She soon decides to give them a face and set them in motion. She meets Mona Paiva, the Comedie Francaise dancer, and suggests to her that it would be a good idea if she could pose for her in the nude on the holy rock. Permission is granted by the authorities as she is by then well known and accepted by the Athens high society. Paiva obliges, and starts to dance inside the Parthenon holding an olive branch. The…

Nelly's focuses on the pure orders of the Acropolis monuments that fascinate her. She soon decides to give them a face and set them in motion. She meets Mona Paiva, the Comedie Francaise dancer, and suggests to her that it would be a good idea if she could pose for her in the nude on the holy rock. Permission is granted by the authorities as she is by then well known and accepted by the Athens high society. Paiva obliges, and starts to dance inside the Parthenon holding an olive branch. The…

Athens, Neos Kosmos (Dourgouti) 1955

Athens, Neos Kosmos (Dourgouti) 1955

1890 - Panepistimiou street in Athens (sketch)

1890 - Panepistimiou street in Athens (sketch)

1944 ~ Amalias Ave. in Athens (photo by Dmitri Kessel)

1944 ~ Amalias Ave. in Athens (photo by Dmitri Kessel)

1948. Πολυσύχναστη οδός Πανεπιστημίου πριν το Σύνταγμα. (Φωτογραφία του Dmitri Kessel).

1948. Πολυσύχναστη οδός Πανεπιστημίου πριν το Σύνταγμα. (Φωτογραφία του Dmitri Kessel).

Crowds eating at busy downtown sidewalk cafe.Location:Athens, Greece Date…

Crowds eating at busy downtown sidewalk cafe.Location:Athens, Greece Date…

Προσκύνημα στην Τήνο-1912

Προσκύνημα στην Τήνο-1912

Omonoia Square - 1930's #opticametaxas

Η ΑΘΗΝΑ ΚΑΠΟΤΕ…/ BEAUTIFUL, OLD ATHENS

Omonoia Square - 1930's #opticametaxas

A refugee shanty town at Likavito

A refugee shanty town at Likavito

ΑΘΗΝΑ, ΠΛΑΚΑ, 1908. Στο βάθος η Πύλη της Αθηνάς Αρχηγήτιδος, Ρωμαϊκή Αγορά.

ΑΘΗΝΑ, ΠΛΑΚΑ, 1908. Στο βάθος η Πύλη της Αθηνάς Αρχηγήτιδος, Ρωμαϊκή Αγορά.

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