Cobham, Claude Delaval, 1842-1915
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Unknown author (2004). Mountaineers [digital image]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/958
89 x 110 mm. Woodburytype. A half-length portrait of a seated man from the village of Prodromos. The portrait appears in Thomson's 'Through Cyprus with the camera, in the autumn of 1878' (vol.2, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1879). It is annotated: 'The villagers are a robust race, as may be gathered from the two following photographs, the first of which represents one of the chief people of the place, a man who deserves to be rendered famous for the kind manner in which he welcomes the stranger that may enter within his gates' (vol.2, p.36). This man acted as Thomson's guide to the summit of Mount Troodos.
Trodos Mountains (Asia, Cyprus, Limassol)
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