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Consists of an open collection of photographs (albumen prints) depicting the monasteries of the Holy Meteora in Thessaly, Greece. Images show views of the Monastery of the Holy Trinity; the Monastery of Saint Stephanos; and the Monastery of Varlaam. There is also an image of the town of Kalabaka. Photographs are signed by the photographer and captioned in French and in Greek.
Gift of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stnaley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund (AM 2019-84).
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This collection was processed by Kalliopi Balatsouka in 2022. Finding aid written by Kalliopi Balatsouka in January 2022.
No materials were removed from the collection during 2019 processing beyond routine appraisal practices
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Consists of three mounted photographs of monasteries of the Holy Meteora and one photograph of Kalabaka. Images show: the Monastery of the Holy Trinity (28 x 21.5 cm), photographer's signature and title on the print, in white ink. Handwritten captions on card board in French, in black ink, "Thessalie. Les Météores. Couvent la Sainte Trinité"; the Monastery of Saint Stephanos (28 x 22.7 cm), part of the title "Hagiou Stephanou" in Greek on the print; and the Monastery of Varlaam (28 x 21.3 cm), part of the title "Meteora V[arlaam] on the print in white ink. Handwritten caption on card board in black ink reads "Thessallie. Les Meteores."
There is also an image of the town of Kalabaka; photographer's signature and title on the print; hanwritten captions on card board in black ink, "Thessalie. Ville de Kalambaka. Les Météores.
Consists of (1) albumen photographic print (23 x 29 cm)of the monasteries of Varlaam and Anapausa at the Holy Meteora. Captions at the lower left corner of the image in Greek reads "Arseniou 1" and on the reverse, "Monastero St. Arseniu / secondo Varlaam."Physical Description