Bain News Service,, publisher.
[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]
1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.
Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Photo shows the Greek Parliament Building at Syntagma (Constitutional) Square. The building was originally a palace for the Greek royal family until 1924. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).
No known restrictions on publication.
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Owner: The Library of Congress
Source: Flickr Commons
This building is still around and located at Syntagma square in the center of Athens. It is now the Greek Parliament building. The square in the foreground is "Syntagma square" (constitutional square). Wikipedia link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hellenic_Parliament Coordinates: Decimal 37.975278,23.736944 Coordinates from: stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?pagename=Hellen...
The Library of Congress
Tilemahos Efthimiadis: Thank you for the location information for the building. We will update the source data and reload the description.
I tried to copy the angle and retake the photograph. Here is the building in 2008, as seen from Syntagma Square: http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2808108853/
George A. Voudouris
This is how it looks currently the building along with its surroundings in 2011: www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6050080703/in/set-72157...
Here is it in ca. 1875: www.flickr.com/photos/athens_greece/12773583693/