[Grèce en vogue: A New Wave of American Philhellenism in the 1920s].   Delphic Celebrations, 1930. Autochrome photo by Meynard Owen Williams, National Geographic, December issue, 1930 (ASCSA, Gennadius Library, Philippos Dragoumis Papers). Click to enlarge. Notice the dolphin frieze on the hem of the garments.

[Grèce en vogue: A New Wave of American Philhellenism in the 1920s]. Delphic Celebrations, 1930. Autochrome photo by Meynard Owen Williams, National Geographic, December issue, 1930 (ASCSA, Gennadius Library, Philippos Dragoumis Papers). Click to enlarge. Notice the dolphin frieze on the hem of the garments.

Delphic Celebrations, 1930. Autochrome photo by Meynard Owen Williams, National Geographic, December issue, 1930 (ASCSA, Gennadius Library, Philippos Dragoumis Papers). Click to enlarge. Notice the dolphin frieze on the hem of the garments.

Delphic Celebrations, 1930. Autochrome photo by Meynard Owen Williams, National Geographic, December issue, 1930 (ASCSA, Gennadius Library, Philippos Dragoumis Papers). Click to enlarge. Notice the dolphin frieze on the hem of the garments.

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lain Bernard, Jeremy Stravius, William Meynard

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Urban costume of Ioannina, Epiros. Mid 19th century © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece

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President John F Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy on their Wedding Day

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Chiton - a popular Roman dress, The Romans had a style very similar to the Greeks. Purple was a color that indicated wealth.

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Polish soldiers of the Independent Podhale Rifle Brigade taking the oath in Malestroit, Brittany, France. April 10, 1940.

Polish soldiers of the Independent Podhale Rifle Brigade taking the oath in Malestroit, Brittany, France. April 10, 1940.

This picture shows women getting dressed in their peplos. The peplos was put over the head and was made to fit closely at the shoulder with fasteners. The arms were left bare. It was held at the waist with a girdle. The lower edge was finished with a braid. The peplos was open at the right side and hung in folds from the shoulder.

This picture shows women getting dressed in their peplos. The peplos was put over the head and was made to fit closely at the shoulder with fasteners. The arms were left bare. It was held at the waist with a girdle. The lower edge was finished with a braid. The peplos was open at the right side and hung in folds from the shoulder.

historicaltimes: “ Autochrome by Albert Khan of Ottoman soldiers in Thessaloniki, 1913 ”

historicaltimes: “ Autochrome by Albert Khan of Ottoman soldiers in Thessaloniki, 1913 ”

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