The Olympians Marathon: Spyros Louis in 1896 & MD Sherring 1906 #athensmarathon #benakimuseumcollection #lithography

The Benaki Museum on

The Marathon Olympians: Greek Spyros Louis (left) in the 1896 Games and MD Sherring in the 1906 Games. Lithograph by Sotiris Christidis

Battle of the Greek War of Independence

Country: Greece -Greek War of Independence -(mainly) Britain, France, Russia, and Greek Revolutionaries vs. Ottoman Empire -Greeks were popular with the world, so therefore got support from the world (except the Ottoman Empire) Justin G.

Laskarina Bouboulina (Greek: Λασκαρίνα Μπουμπουλίνα, pronounced [laskaˈrina bubuˈlina]), 11 May 1771 – 22 May 1825) was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, and an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy. She bought arms and ammunition at her own expense and brought them secretly to Spetses in her ships, to fight "for the sake of my nation."

Laskarina Bouboulina (Greek: Λασκαρίνα Μπουμπουλίνα, pronounced [laskaˈrina bubuˈlina]), 11 May 1771 – 22 May 1825) was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, and an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy. She bought arms and ammunition at her own expense and brought them secretly to Spetses in her ships, to fight "for the sake of my nation."

Greek boy defending his wounded father

The painting "A Greek boy defending his wounded father" by Ary Scheffer reflects the attitudes of French Philhellenism.

Alexander Ypsilantis crosses the Pruth

Alexander Ypsilantis crosses the Pruth, by Peter von Hess (Benaki Museum, Athens)

The Oath of Initiation into the Society

Filiki eteria, The Oath of Initiation into the Society by Dionysios Tsokos

Rout of the Greeks at Larissa, Greco-Turkish War, 24 April 1897

Rout of the Greeks at Larissa, Greco-Turkish War, 24 April French educational card, late century.

The great Heroes of the 1821 Greek revolution, (except nowadays most eminent historians agree that the "Secret School, didn't really exhist)

The great Heroes of the 1821 Greek revolution, (except nowadays most eminent historians agree that the "Secret School, didn't really exhist)

Battle of Gribovo, Greco-Turkish War, 14 May 1897

Battle of Gribovo, Greco-Turkish War, 14 May Educational card, late or early century.

destruction of the Turkish fleet at Navarino (20 October 1827) - Greek War of Independence

destruction of the Turkish fleet at Navarino October - Greek War of Independence

Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi by Eugene Delacroix

Eugène Delacroix - Greece expiring on the Ruins of Missolonghi - , individual art card order at discounted prices!

Palicars in front of the Tempel at Corinth

Carl Wilhelm von Heideck in front of the Tempel at Corinth

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