Makedonien in 1863 - Bilderammlung von Josef Székely

Josef Székely war ein österreichischer Chemiker und Photograf seine Bilder aus dem Jahr 1863 (und 1864) gehören zu den wichtigsten Bildern aus dem Balkan - nicht nur wegen ihrer Qualität. In dieser Zeit reiste Székely während einer von Johann Georg von Hahn geleiteten Expedition der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Nord-Albanien, dem Kosovo und Makedonien, seine Bilder aus Albanien sind dort bis vor gewisser Zeit unbekannt gewesen gehören aber zu den ersten gemachten Bildern aus Albanien.

Bitola formation of Ottoman troops October 1863

Bitola headquarters of the Ottoman army October 1863

Bitola view from the south October 1863

Bitola view from the south October 1863

Bitola view from the south October 1863

Demir Kapi gorge of the Vardar seen from the north. October 1863

Demir Kapi view from inside the gorge. October 1863

Demir Kapi view from inside the gorge. October 1863

Gipsy musicians from Macedonia. October 1863

Gipsy musicians from Macedonia seated. October 1863

Ohrid - Kalishta monastery on Lake Ohrid view from the south End of September 1863

Ohrid Sophia mosque seen from the eastern side End of September 1863

Ohrid Sophia mosque seen from the western side  End of September 1863

Ohrid close-up End of September 1863

Ohrid ruins End of September 1863

Ohrid southern end of town End of September 1863

Ohrid view from the southeast End of September 1863

Ohrid view from the southeast End of September 1863

Prilep the fortress of King Marko, taken after sunset October 1863

Prilep the fortress of King Marko October 1863