1895 – Greek fighters leaving Crete

Farewell to Crete Greek volunteers leaving Crete c. Oct 1895.

The rebellion in Crete was started in September 1895 by a local group of Cretan Christians calling themselves the Epitropi, the Central Political Committee. They were aided by arms and me from the Greek mainland, some of whom are illustrated here returning home as the winter of 1895 drew in.

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