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1063 – Books: M.A. Proust (1858) `Voyage au Mont Athos`.

The magazine ´Le tour du monde, nouveau journal des voyages` (trip around the world, new travel journal) started in France in 1860. The magazine has excellent travel stories from all over the world, from the Eskimos via Indians to China … Continue reading

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1044 – Lithographs of Mt. Athos

I found some lithographs with some extraordinary images from Athos. The lithographs are printed with French and Russian texts, added with a handwritten Greek translation. 1. Paliomonastiro: this is the old Russikon, on this image without the church which they … Continue reading

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989 – etchings and Athos

In the past time I found some etchings, which I want to show to you. I bought this one two months ago. It is not an original old etching, but a print published in a book, but I liked the … Continue reading

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976 – Art: engraving by W. Roberts 1848

Plan of Deinocrates to carve Mt Athos into a likeness of Alexander the Great, drawn by Didier and engraved by W. Roberts c.1848. The original drawing is by Do Cortona of the same plan. hv

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