History (559 Subjects)
The Greek uprising in Thessaly, 1878. Town and fort of Domokos, at that moment a frontier town.
Map of the Balkan peninsula after the treaty of San Stefano, 1878.
Wreck of the “Assyrian” on the island of Elafonisi, Crete (1878).
Map of Southeastern Europe after the Berlin Treaty (1878).
Siege of the village of Kissamos or Kasteli, Crete, during the Cretan Revolution of 1866-1869.
Cretan Revolt (1866-69): Skirmishing in the Cretan mountains.
British colonel Synge returns to Thessaloniki after his abduction by Greek insurgents durint the events of 1878 in Thessaly and Macedonia.
View of Mount Olympus from the plain of Thessaly. Mount Olympus marked the northeastern border of Greece from the Treaty of Berlin (1878) to the Treaty of Bucarest (1913).
Map of the new territories acquired by Greece after the Treaty of Berlin in 1878. Ioannina did not in fact become Greek territory until the 1913 Treaty of Bucarest, after the Balcan Wars. The proposition that it be ceded to Greece in 1878 was rejected by the Congress of Berlin due to the reaction of the Ottoman side. With the Treaty of Berlin the Kingdom of Greece acquired Arta and adjacent area.
Snapshots of the days after the devastating earthquake of Chios in April 1881: 1. Procession 2. Ruins of houses at Aplotaria, main street of the town of Chios. 3. Residents of Chios awaiting the arrival of provisions. 4. Ruins before the Governor's palace.
Consecration of the Greek church of Saint Sophia in London.
The remains of the church of the Knights Hospitaller, Rhodes, after the explosion which occurred in the earthquake of 1856.
Residents of the town of Chios watch as members of the French Navy set up tents for the population after the devastating earthquake of 1881.
The castle of Chios with the church of Saint Nicholas (at Molos) after the devastating earthquake of 1881.
Ruins at the castle of Chios after the devastating earthquake of 1881.
George I of Greece is received by the Mayor of London at Guildhall Library, London.
The house in Naousa in which British colonel Synge was held hostage in 1878, during the uprising of Thessaly and Macedonia.
House on the beach of Katerini, in which the negotiations for the release of Colonel Synge took place. Coronel Synge became captive of the Greek insurgents during the events in Thessaly and Macedonia in 1878.
The British fleet places sea mines off the coastline of Crete (Cretan Revolt of 1889).
The Russian camp on Joshua's Hill, on the northeastern coast of the Bosporus, as seen from the British embassy.
Map of Koroni during the city's siege by the Venetians in the Sixth Ottoman-Venetian War.
The Ottoman fortress of Pylos during the city's siege by the Venetians in the Sixth Ottoman-Venetian War.
Map of Greece in the time of Otto's reign.
Mosque of Hagia Sophia, Thessaloniki, after the fire of 1891.
The British fleet at Pylos, October 1827 (Battle of Navarino).
Portrait of Ibrahim Pasha, admiral of the Ottoman Fleet in the battle of Navarino.
Map of part of Slovakia. This region marked the border between the Kingdom of Hungary and the Ottoman Empire at the time of the latter's expansion in Europe.
Map of Moldavia in the Ottoman era.