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19763:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Association LIBRARY, Sydney on 07.01.2012

Message written on the reverse of a Postcard

On the front of the postcard was an iconic photograph of bikeriders relaxing.

The Postcard was sent by Peter Gabrill, from the town of Manilla in north western New South Wales, on the 27(?)th June, 1914.

The Postcard writer lived in the neighbouring town of Baraba.

The Postcard has been written in Greek.

One of three photographs placed on deposit in the Kytherian Association of Australia, Library, Sydney, by Peter Christianos.

19762:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Association LIBRARY, Sydney on 07.01.2012

Bikeriders relaxing

One of three photographs placed on deposit in the Kytherian Association of Australia, Library, Sydney, by Peter Christianos.

Peter lived for many years at
22 Thomas Street
Northmead 2132
NSW

19646:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 21.12.2011

Magnificent stories: Paul Calokerinos, author Sandy Thorne and Toby Grant

at the Old-Timers book signing at Manilla on Friday 3rd December, 2011. Photo: Barry Smith

Author: Sandy Thorne

When Published: December 2011

Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN

Available: All good bookstores, and the web.

Description: Format: Paperback - C format
Pages: 336

Subject: Biography: general


Kytherian Paul Summers (Kalokerinos) is one of the old-timers featured in this book. ...

19629:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kiriaki Orfanos on 20.12.2011

Mary Patrikiou with her cousin Maria Comino

Mary Patrikiou with her cousin Maria Comino in 1948 wearing traditional Kytherian dress called the Spaleta.

19619:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 20.12.2011

James Castrission on the front of Lot 41 in the middle of the Tasman Sea

James Castrission.

James Castrission was born, 14 March 1982. That makes him only 29 years of age in 2011. But in those 29 years he has crammed a “hell of a lot of living”.

His heritage is Kytherian. His paternal grandfather was Jim Castrission, originally from Kastrissianika, and his paternal grandmother was Theothora Coroneos (Belo Kostandinos) from Potamos. Jim Castrission established the famous Niagara Café at Gundagai, in New South Wales. Jim would later sponsor ...

19556:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Art World on 18.11.2011

James C Sourris AM

Benefactor of Ten Years of Contemporary Art: The James C Sourris AM Collection - both the Exhibition, (November 2011- Feb 2012), and the book.

Details about the book, and James C Sourris AM involvement in art:

Author: Queensland Art Gallery

When Published: 2011

Publisher: Queensland Art Gallery

Available: Good bookshops. Queensland Art Gallery Store, or online:
http://qag.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/current/ten_years_of_contemporary_art_the_james_c_sourris_am_collection/publication

19549:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 08.12.2011

Vassilis Georgopoulos and wife Panagiotitsa (nee, Margetis)

with their 1st and second born children:
Theo, born 11 January, 1919, &
George, born 20th May, 1921.

Panagiotitsa's sister, Evangalia Margetis is seated on the left hand side.

The photo was taken in either 1921 or 1922.

(Georgopoulos is pronounced Yeoryo-poulos).

Vassilli (Bill) originally owned the Athenian Restuarant in Castlereagh Street, Sydney, which he would later sell to the Karavousanos family. (Sarfiro, known ...

19548:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 08.11.2011

Vassilis Georgopoulos and wife Panagiotitsa (nee, Margetis)

and first born son, Theo.

The photo was taken about 1919.

(The surname is pronounced Yeoryo-poulos).

19537:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 03.11.2011

Bretos Margetis with sister Evangelia.

Bretos Margetis, was featured in Life in Australia, and was a founding member of the Kytherian Association of Australia.

Evangelia later married Sam Coroneo and moved to Grenfell.

19536:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 03.11.2011

Bretos Margetis and family, outside Ayia Triatha, Surry Hills

From left to right:
Bretos holding son George, standing next to his wife Theodora (nee Lianos).
In front Diana and Socrates, younger siblings of Theodora.

19535:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 03.11.2011

Bretos Margetis and friend

Taken in Sydney in 1920's.

19534:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 03.11.2011

Bretos Margetis as a young man

Taken in Sydney, in a natural enviroment.

19533:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 03.11.2011

Bretos Margetis, his father and brothers

From Left to Right:

Minas Margetis, Bretos Margetis, George Margetis (father), and Dimitri (Jim) Margetis.

Photograph c. 1903.

19519:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Angelo L Notaras on 24.10.2011

Mitchell Notaras at the time of his graduation from university, with a degree in Medicine

An Obituary for Mitchell Notaras

*Variations of this Obituary have appeared in:

The Kytherian, Newsletter of the Kytherian Association of Australia, September 2011
The Grafton Examiner, August 6th, 2011
The (Brisbane) Courier Mail, Friday October 14, 2011, page 105
The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday October 21st, 2011, page 14
Eulogy by his twin brother, ...

19503:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 12.10.2011

Insight into Kytherian-Irish-American who introduced Japan to the world

Photograph: Lafcadio Hearn and his wife Setsuko (or Setsu), in Kobe, with their first child, Kazuo, in 1895

Irish Times, Weds, October 12th, 2011

JOHN MORAN in New York


NEW YORK’s Japanese community turned out in force at the Nippon Club in Manhattan last week for a lecture on the Greek-born Irish-American writer Patrick Lafcadio Hearn which was delivered by his great grandson, Bon Koizumi.

Prof Koizumi and his wife Shoko travelled ...

19490:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by James Victor Prineas on 12.10.2011

Andronicus brothers from Life in Australia, 1916

This biography is part of a collection from "Life in Australia" :

The brothers Minas, Kosmas, Emmanuel and Ioannis Andronikou, sons of Damianos Andronikou, hail from Kythera and but a few short years ago settled in Sydney. They are the only Greeks who have devoted themselves to work of a purely commercial nature, under the name of “Andronicus Bros”, raising their tea and coffee business to a prominent position as well as the export and import of major products, ...

19489:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Historical Record on 11.10.2011

John Damianos Andronicus

(1894-1973), coffee merchant, was born on 23 October 1894 at Mylopatamo (Potamós), Kythera, Greece, youngest of eleven children of Damianos Nicholas Andronicus, fisherman, and his wife Vassiliki, née Karidis.

The pressure of population on limited resources encouraged migration, as it had done in Greece for centuries. John followed five of his brothers to Australia, reaching Sydney in the Bremen on 10 November 1908. He went to school, initially with no knowledge of English, ...

19488:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Life In Australia on 11.10.2011

Emmanuel N Meimarakis

From Life in Australia, 1916.

View / download a .pdf version of these pages here:

Meimarakis_LIA_English_138-139.pdf

Entry from Life in Australia

(President of the Greek Community in Brisbane)

Mild-mannered, straightforward, gentlemanly, full of patriotic
sentiments and an inexhaustible source of charity, Mr Emmanuel

19454:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Art World on 29.09.2011

Emmanuel Cavacos, at about age 84 in his studio in Paris

standing before a large recumbent sculpture of Aphrodite.

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close friendship with Charles ...

19453:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kytherian Art World on 29.09.2011

Emmanual Cavacos. Year the photo was taken is unknown.

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). In Baltimore he formed a close friendship with Charles Fitzpatrick, with whom he communicated for many years. Photographs and ...