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GreeceDate taken:January 1948  Photographer:Dmitri Kessel

GreeceDate taken:January 1948 Photographer:Dmitri Kessel

Greek woman from Smyrna, an important Aegean coastal town, today in Turkey. Many locales were named after Smyrna, notably in the USA. There's a "Smyrna" in the states of California, Delaware, Georgia, Maine, Michigan, North-Carolina & South-Carolina, Tennessee ... and two of them in New York. The original town itself cannot be called "Smyrna" however. The Turks insist that "Izmir", the  Turkish mispronunciation of its name, must instead be used in all languages.

A young Greek woman from Smyrna, Asia Minor (modern day Izmir, Turkey) in traditional folk dress, taken in

Φωτογραφία των αρχών του 20ου αι. Γυναίκα της Σκύρου με νυφική φορεσιά. Φωτογραφικό Αρχείο Μουσείου Μπενάκη Woman of Skyros island in her bridal dress, photographed early in the 20th c. Benaki Museum Photographic Archive"

Φωτογραφία των αρχών του 20ου αι. Γυναίκα της Σκύρου με νυφική φορεσιά. Φωτογραφικό Αρχείο Μουσείου Μπενάκη Woman of Skyros island in her bridal dress, photographed early in the 20th c. Benaki Museum Photographic Archive"

1937 Olympia Greece People Costume Leni Riefenstahl - ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAVURE (On Ebay)

1937 Olympia Greece People Costume Leni Riefenstahl - ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAVURE (On Ebay)

Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg - Getreidegasse by Maxey, In this street the house where Mozart was born is located. Nowadays this street contains the Mozart 'Geburtztag' museum as well as many old styled tourist shops (hence the old style signs).

store sign

Mari has a number of delightful boards, her shops and storefronts board is like taking a walk down the streets of a village called Earth.