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View from the Hill of Agioi Deka, Corfu.

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Palaiokastritsa, Corfu.

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Castle Sant' Angelo, Corfu.

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View of Lefkimo, Corfu.

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View of the city of Lefkada from Santa Maura castle.

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Amaxichi, Lefkada. In the background the Castle of Santa Maura.

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The walls of ancient Sami, Cephalonia.

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View of the village of Galaro, Zakynthos.

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The castle and town of Cythera and the port of Kapsali.

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Trappist monks.

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Circular dance of Greek women wearing costumes from different locations 1: Greek woman from Izmir (Smyrna). 2: Woman from Patmos. 3: Woman from Chios. 4, 6: Women from Bulgaria. 5: Woman from Tinos or nearby island. 7: Young woman from Izmir (Smyrna).

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Plan of the Upper Gallery of Hagia Sophia. Illustration of the stages of Muslim prayer. Byzantine coins.

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At Meydanı square, which is buit on the site of the Byzantine Hippodrome of Constantinople. Muslim wedding procession, possibly of an Ottoman official. In the background, the obelisk of Theodosius I, and the Serpent Column (Plataean tripod) from Delphi sanctuary, which was brought to Constantinople by Constantine I. 

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A Janissary courts a young woman; he has slashed his arm as a token of his affection. A Jewish matchmaker is standing on his side. La Motraye states that he witnessed the scene himself.

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Greek wedding in Edirne (imaginary representation).

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Noblemen's traditional costume from Chios, previous to 1822. Original gouache in author's collection.

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Men's costumes, 15th century. From Codex Berianus Chiensis, Biblioteca Civica Berio, Genoa.

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Genoese costumes of the 16th century. From Giulio Ferrario, “Le Costume Ancien et Moderne”, Milan, 1825.

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Men's Costume, 16th century. Detail from panoramic view of Chios from “Civitates Orbis Terrarum” by Georgius Braun and Franz Hogenberg, Köln, 1573.

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Nobleman's costume from Chios (1694 - 1822). Illustration published by A. Karavas; drawing by Phrixus Aristefs, in author's collection.

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Venetian costume, early 18tth century. Itinerant pastry seller. From manuscript in Codice Gradenigo, Biblioteca Museo Correr.

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Men's and women's costumes in Chios, 1788. From  Pierre S. Maréchal, “Costumes civils actuels de tous les Peuples...”, Paris, 1788].

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Men's costumes from Chios, 1796.

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Men's working costume from Mestá, Chios, 1822 – 1866. Illustration published by A. Karavas; drawing by Phrixus Aristefs, in author's collection.

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Men and women's traditional costumes, Pyrgi, Chios. Original gouache in author's collection.

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Men's working costume at Pyrghi, Chios (1822 - 1866). Illustration published by A.Karavas; drawing by Phrixus Aristefs, in author's collection.

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Unmarried women's costume from Chios, 1568. From Nicolas de Nicolay, “Les Quatre Premiers Livres des Navigations”… Lyon, 1568.

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Married women's costume from Chios, 1568. From: Nicolas de Nicolay, “Les Quatre Premiers Livres des Navigations…”, Lyon, 1568.

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Women's costumes from Genoa,  15th century. From: Giulio Ferrario, “Le Costume Ancien et Moderne…”, Milan, 1825.

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Italian noblewoman's  costume,  1590. From: Cesare Vecellio, “Degli Habiti Antichi et Moderni di Diverse Parti del Mondo…”, Venice, M.D.XG [1590]. 

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