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1821 Visions of Freedom: The Hand of Zographos, The Mind of Makriyannis, The Zeal of Gennadius

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1821 Visions of Freedom: The Hand of Zographos, The Mind of Makriyannis, The Zeal of Gennadius

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October 5th 2021 - March 30th 2022

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2021

Abstract

An exhibition of famous and much praised images of scenes from the Greek War of Independence, giving visitors a rare opportunity to enjoy these remarkable works close up. On show are 12 of the 24 hand coloured collotypes issued in a limited edition album in 1926 by the well-known Swiss photographer Frédéric Boissonnas, at the instigation of the collector John Gennadius, who had rediscovered the long lost watercolours which the collotypes reproduce. Curators: Natasha Lemos, Olympia Pappa.

(Edited and translated description from organiser’s website)

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