1065 – different old pictures and postcards from Athos

Ouranopolis1928
First a rare image of Ouranopolis (Phosphori) from 1928, four years after Sydney Loch and his wife Joyce Nankivell arrived in this little village and made the old tower their home.

Joyce_nankivell_loch
Joyce Nankivell Loch helped the Greeks who fled from Turkey and settled in Ouranopolis by weaving woolen tapestries

Panteleimon_postcard_17
A numbered serie of postcards from Athos: nr. 17 Panteleimon

Panteleimon_entrance_postcard_18
nr. 18 the main entrance of Panteleimon

Panteleimon_postcard_19
nr. 19 Panteleimon

Iviron_postcard_23
nr. 23 Iviron: still at least nineteen cards are missing, the search goes on!

Iviron_postcard
Iviron (in blue)

Iviron_in_color
Iviron in color

Iviron_postcard_2
The same image of Iviron, but then in black and white

Iviron
Juiron = Iviron with Arab text

Postcard_karakallou
Karakallou (with two settlements in the background, one of them maybe Timiou Stavrou)

Postcard_sografou_2
Sografou from the same serie

Postcard_sografou
Sografou

Serail_postcard
Skiti Andreou or Serail – nr 217

Serail_in_color
Serail in color

Postcard_panteleimon
Panteleimon

Panteleimon
nr 29 Panteleimon with monks in a row

Esfigmenou
Esfigmenou

Dafni_in_color
Dafni in color

Vatopediou_in_color
Vatopediou in color

Vatopediou_fishermen_in_color_2
Vatopediou monks/ fishermen in color

Pantocratoros_in_color
Pantocratoros in color

Koutloumousiou
Koutloumousiou in color

Docheiariou_1908
Most of these postcards must be dated before 1945 or even older, like this one of Docheiariou from 1908.

The_top_in_color
The top of the Holy Mountain in color

Wim, 25/5

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