A.B. CONSTANTINOPOULO Group Portrait of the Caronis Family with Achilles Cofinas 1903 Smyrna [R/V] - x +
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CN: CoAB1903caro

MT: albumen print on paper mounted on card (14x10 / C:16x11)

TX: inscribed with fountain pen at lower right in French <à mon cher cousin / atlie no lore / Helène E. Caroni[s] / 1903>, printed at lower left of margin <Atelier "le Progrés">, at right <SMYRNE / Rue Galazio No1.>, at rear center <A.B.Constantinopoulo / PHOTOGRAPHIE "LE PROGRES" / SMYRNE / [in Greek] A.B.Constantinopoulo / Photostudio "the Progress" / Galazio Street Numb.-1- / SMYRNA.>

DN: Drs. Platon & Aliki Anastasiadis - 2006

CM: This is a group portrait of the Caronis Family - Liberios, Hélène and Artemis - including Achilles Cofinas. Liberios Caronis is the only one seated at the center of the group. Helene Caronis places her left hand on her father's shoulder. Next to Hélène stands Officer Achilles Cofinas, her cousin. On the other side of the father stands Artemis Caronis, the second daughter of Liberios. Contemporary relatives of the Caronis family, who donated this work, recall that this photograph was taken near the time Hélène was to depart for Philadelphia in America, where she studied Dental Science [GutF1910caro]. This explains the dedication of this photograph by Hélène to her cousin.

[Megakles Rogakos 06/2005]

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