Contents and Arrangement

Carnet Guide de Corfou (Environs). Achilleion - Canoni - Paliocastritza, 1901-1959

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of a small album of twelve sepia post cards (13.5 x 8 cm each) depicting several views of the island of Corfu (Greece), including the Pontikonisi, the fountain of Gastouri, the Achilleion Palace, the painting of "The Triumph of Achilles", the statues in the gardens of Achilleion, the Mon Repos Palace, view of Benitsa, a view of Palaiokastritsa, and a view of Hypsos. Album is bound in paper. Printed title on the front cover reads: "Carnet Guide de Corfou (Environs). Achilleion - Canoni - Paliocastritza. Serie "Nausicaa". Editeurs S. Jonas, Corfou." At the beginning of the album there are two leaves with historical notes about Corfu written in French and in English. At the end, there is a list of practical information about Corfu. Pst cards are captioned in French and in Greek and are numbered. On the verso, there is also a more detailed printed title with the number and information about the editor and the photographer: "Editeur S. Jonas - Photo P. Calonaros" and below: "Phototypie Daniel Delboy, Mirecourt (France) - Imprimé en France." The back cover is adorned with a map of the island; on the top far right a printed note: "L'image Grecque, Collection Artistique P. Calonaros."


Arranged alphabetically by the name of the creator, with unattributed materials at the end.

Collection History


Gift of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. (AM 2023-051)


The collection is open and will continue to grow.


No material was separated during processing.

Processing Information

This item was processed and described by Kalliopi Balatsouka in 2022.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Carnet Guide de Corfou (Environs). Achilleion - Canoni - Paliocastritza; General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, C0140, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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Existence and Location of Copies

Parts of this collection are available on microfilm, cataloged separately as RCPXM-7497696.

Subject Terms:
Photographers -- Greece.
Genre Terms:
Card photographs
Corfu Island (Greece) -- photographs
Greece -- Photographs.