Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Some really old and rare photographs

Liston in early 1900s

Walking in Garitsa, early 1900s

The "Puli tis Mparoutis" gate in Spilia district, now demolished

Panoramic view of Garitsa, 1950s

The factory behind the old Municipal Theatre

The demolished old apartment block in Agias Sofias street

The traditional "karo" or "lisa", used by old time Corfiots as a mean of transport

The bombarded Anunziata monastery, right after the Second World War

Porta Reala and Eugeniou Voulgareos street in late 19th century

Mantouki in early 20th century

The north side of Old Fortress from the Faliraki area - The only building which survives is the last on at the right.

Pinia with "Piniadoroi" - early 20th century

All photos taken by me from the notable book "Istoria tis Kerkyras" by Spyros Katsaros.

If you liked the photos above, there is a group in Facebook dedicated in old Corfu photos.

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