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Spyros Louis, the first Marathon race winner, in a traditional clothing during the first Olympic Games. Greece 1896.

Spyros Louis, the first Marathon race winner, in a traditional clothing during the first Olympic Games. Greece Maraton segraren 1896 i Aten.

Cléopatra Diane de Mérode was the first woman to dance with a male partner in the Russian Ballet in the late 1800s #AnnaKarenina

Cleo de Merode La Belle Epoque's Beauty Cléo de Mérode an international sensation, one of the the most photographed woman in the world in her time, was a French ballerina, who achieved fame with her face, not her feet.

Traditional Costume from the Balkans

For Malvolio - letter scene, yellow stockings, cross gartered Traditional Costume from the Balkans

Gli immigrati di Ellis Island 13

Sherman, Augustus F. 'Greek Evzone or Palace Guard' in Peter Mesenholler Ellis Island Portraits Source: William Williams papers immigrants Repository: The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.

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