History (560 Subjects)
Celebration in the honour of Dimitrios Kallergis at a tavern in London.
State sword presented to Dimitrios Kallergis, prime mover of the revolution of 3rd September 1843.
The house of Don Pacifico, Portuguese consul in Athens, which was sacked by antisemitic groups in 1847. The Greek government's refusal to compensate Don Pacifico eventually led to a British intervention (as Don Pacifico was a British national) and the temporary blockade of the port of Piraeus.
William Parler, Admiral of the British Navy, and head of the Piraeus blockade operation following the Don Pacifico affair, leaves Corfu for Cephalonia.
The English and French camps in the Piraeus, during the British-French occupation of Athens and Piraeus in 1854-57.
Fête to officers of the English and French forces, and the Greek army and Navy, in the Acropolis during the British-French occupation of Athens and Piraeus in 1854-57. July 1854
Departure of Empress Elizabeth of Austria from Corfu, 1858.
Kings Otto and Amalia visit Alfred Prince of Wales at the British Embassy, Athens. November 1859.
The residents of Athens welcome George I of Greeks, October 1863 (imaginary representation). On the right, the Acropolis and the temple of Hephaestus.
George I of Greece reviews the National Guard, 1863.
The Ottoman army attacks the monastery of Arcadi, Crete, November 1866.
The monastery of Arcadi, after the being blown up by the Cretans besieged inside, 1866.
The blockade-runner “Arcadi”, symbol of the Cretan revolution, towed up the Dardanelles by Ottoman ships.
H.M.S. “Ocean” brings provisions to the sufferers of the 1867 earthquake that hit Lesbos island.
Street at the town of Mytilene after the 1867 earthquake.
The conference of Paris, 1869.
Lefkada, after the devastating earthquake of 1869.
Church at Oropos where, according to popular legend, the brigand brothers Arvanitakis attended mass together with the British travellers they had taken captive (Dilesi murders, 1870).
House at Oropos, or at Dilessi, in which the British travellers abducted by the brigands Arvanitaki were held captive (Dilessi murders, 1870).
Members of the brigand band of Arvanitakis, perpetrators of the Dilessi murders, are taken to Athens to be brought to trial.
The trial of the members of the brigand band of Arvanitakis, perpetrators of the Dilessi murders.
Edward, Prince of Wales (later Edward VII of England) departs from Piraeus, 1875.
George I of Greece visits Edward, Prince of Wales (later Edward VII of England) on board HMS “Serapis” at the port of Piraeus, 1875.
Edward, Prince of Wales (later Edward VII of England) is photographed with the King and Queen of Greece during his visit to Athens in 1875.
State breakfast given by Edward, Prince of Wales (later Edward VII of England) on board HMS “Serapis” to the King and Queen of Greece, 1875.
Edward, Prince of Wales (later Edward VII of England) leaving Athens, 1875. In the background, Kapnikarea church and Ermou street.
Riot between the Ottoman police and Greek residents of Istanbul, July 1876.
George I and Olga of Greece visit admiral James Drummond, K.C.B, on flagship “Hercules”, 1877.
Great Eastern crisis of 1875-78: Bulgarian refugees seek shelter at Greek schools in Philippopolis (today Plovdiv, Bulgaria).
Great Eastern crisis of 1875-78: Greeks leave the city of Kavarna (today in Bulgaria).