Syntagma square, Athens 1951, photo by Dimitris Harissiadis - Phorographic Archives of the Benaki Museum

Syntagma square, Athens photo by Dimitris Harissiadis - Phorographic Archives of the Benaki Museum

Lycabettus from Erechtheion, Athens 1935-39, photo by Voula Papaioannou- Phorographic Archives of the Benaki Museum

Lycabettus from Erechtheion, Athens photo by Voula Papaioannou- Phorographic Archives of the Benaki Museum

Detail. The Flight into Egypt, an icon of Cretan workmanship dated to the second half of the 15th c. The naked figures falling from the walls of the city symbolise the destruction of the idols during the Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, as related in the Akathistos Hymn. Benaki Museum

Detail. The Flight into Egypt, an icon of Cretan workmanship dated to the second half of the 15th c. The naked figures falling from the walls of the city symbolise the destruction of the idols during the Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, as related in the Akathistos Hymn. Benaki Museum

Athens, Athinas Street, 1961. Photo by Dimitirs Harissiadis  © Benaki Museum Photographic Archives

Athens, Athinas Street, Photo by Dimitirs Harissiadis © Benaki Museum Photographic Archives

SUNDAY, 25 MARCH, 1945 (National Day) - The first parade after the Liberation People on the roofs of the buildings (Othonos st & Amalias Ave)! Snapshots from Athens, 69 years ago ...  Pavlos Mylonas Athens Photographic Archive Neohellenic Architecture Archives

SUNDAY, 25 MARCH, 1945 (National Day) - The first parade after the Liberation People on the roofs of the buildings (Othonos st & Amalias Ave)! Snapshots from Athens, 69 years ago ... Pavlos Mylonas Athens Photographic Archive Neohellenic Architecture Archives

New Angleterre Hotel, Syntagma Square and Ermou Street. Athens, 1950-1960 Pericles Papachatzidakis (ΦΑ_2_6703). © Photographic Archives of the Benaki Museum

New Angleterre Hotel, Syntagma Square and Ermou Street. Athens, Pericles Papachatzidakis © Photographic Archives of the Benaki Museum

Konstantinos P. Kaldis: View of Constantinople, 1851. Engraving. Benaki Museum

Konstantinos P. Kaldis: View of Constantinople, Engraving.

Waiting for the New Year! [Athens. December, 1960. Photo by Costas Balafas Benaki Museum Photographic Archives]

December, Photo by Costas Balafas Benaki Museum Photographic Archives]

Section of “Panorama of the War of Independence”, a wallpaper design of monumental dimensions, French manufacture, 1828. Its composition is based on scenes known from French philhellenic topics, and on designs by Horace Vernet (1758-1836), Ary Scheffer (1795-1858), and other painters. 2.45x16 m.  Benaki Museum

Section of “Panorama of the War of Independence”, a wallpaper design of monumental dimensions, French manufacture, 1828. Its composition is based on scenes known from French philhellenic topics, and on designs by Horace Vernet (1758-1836), Ary Scheffer (1795-1858), and other painters. 2.45x16 m. Benaki Museum

William Purser (1790 - 1834): View of Athens with the Acropolis and the Odeion of Herodes Atticus, around 1820. Benaki Museum

William Purser - View of Athens with the Acropolis and the Odeion of Herodes Atticus, around Benaki Museum

Edward Dodwell (1767-1832): Early 19th c. watercolour depicting the Bazaar at Athens, on the street that still exists in front of Hadrian’s Library. 0.25x0.39 m. Benaki Museum (ΓΕ 23059)

Edward Dodwell Early c. watercolour depicting the Bazaar at Athens, on the street that still exists in front of Hadrian’s Library.

Giacomo M. Verneda: The bombardment of the Parthenon by Venetian Artillery under Morosini on 26 September 1687, as depicted by the eys of the witness artist. Watercolour. Benaki Museum

Giacomo M. Verneda: The bombardment of the Parthenon by Venetian Artillery under Morosini on 26 September as depicted by the eys of the witness artist.

Detail of the depiction of Constantinople on the wooden panelling. Wood-carved and painted pelmet, part of the interior decoration of an island mansion, possibly in Syros, one of the Cycladic group, painted with the same technique as used in iconography and with certain details picked out in gold. The work of a painter, probably of Asia Minor origin; about 1830. Benaki Museum

Detail of the depiction of Constantinople on the wooden panelling. Wood-carved and painted pelmet, part of the interior decoration of an island mansion, possibly in Syros, one of the Cycladic group, painted with the same technique as used in iconography and with certain details picked out in gold. The work of a painter, probably of Asia Minor origin; about 1830. Benaki Museum

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