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Choose from 3 pictures in our Roumelia collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Ali Pasha of Tepelena, c1906, (1907)
Ali Pasha of Tepelena, c1906, (1907)
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A village in Roumelia, near Adrianople'. Artist: JC Bentley
A village in Roumelia, near Adrianople'. Artist: JC Bentley
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Peasants gathering roses in Roumelia, c1890
Peasants gathering roses in Roumelia, c1890
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Peasants gathering roses in Roumelia, c1890 Featured Print

Peasants gathering roses in Roumelia, c1890

Peasants gathering roses in Roumelia, c1890. Roumelia or Rumelia in the Balkanic peninsula is an area near modern Bulgaria that roughly corresponds to Northern Greece, Albania, and Macedonia. It was part of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. These peasants are probably gathering flowers for attar of roses, a type of essential oil extracted from rose petals. The Rose Valley in Bulgaria is among the major producers of attar of roses in the world. An engraving from Robert Brown's The Countries of the World, published by Cassell, (London & Paris, c1890)

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