996 – various images, pictures, postcards and a stamp

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Graphic magazine 1879 – British ship near Simonospetras

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Leisure Hour magazine – 1863: view of the Holy Mountain from the sea

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The Bystander magazine 1907 – “Where women may not trail”. The visitor holds the magazine in his hand.

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L’Illustration 25 Februari 1917″: World War I – in French: the occupation of the monasteries on Athos: confiscated weapons (see more here).

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Ouranopolis postcard: before 1920 ?

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Dafni with an old sailship

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And remarkable Athos stamp from 1975, “Peractum Concilium Oecomenicum”, trying to unite the Vatican with Orthodoxy.

Wim Voogd, 12/2/2010

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