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"Macedonian Encampment"

DE HAENEN, F. (1903)

£225.00 

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Watercolour en grisaille on board, 10" x 14½". Pencil caption verso as above together with "12 wide ?Anglo. Oct. 10/03. 5690. Anglo Mon. 10." and in blue pencil "24822 [illegible]". [Produced for the Graphic,]

The rising in Salonica pressing for an independant Macedonia or integration with Bulgaria was brutally suppressed by the Turks. Image shows group of Macedonian women and children in a crude lean-to shack amongst ruins and slum-like buildings.

Stock Code: 75567