The illustrations below are intended to accompany an article, currently in preparation, on the selection of a flag of the Κρητική Πολιτεία.
Ottoman postcard of Crete with Ottoman flag. c 1897.
Bashi Bazouks departing Canea under Ottoman flag. 1897.
Revolutionary flag of 1897. Iraklion Historical Museum. October 2018.
Flag of the Revolutionary Corps of Sitia, 1897. Iraklion Historical Museum. October 2018.
The flags of the Powers over Canea. The Graphic, 6th March 1897.
Coloured Postcard of the Powers’ flags over Canea. c.1897.
Sketch of Cretan flag proposed by Admirals. Noel papers, National Maritime Museum.
Flag of Kritiki Politeia, the Cretan State.
Prince George adresses crowds in Canea.
Arrival of Prince George in Candia (Iraklion) January 1899.
Cretan Flag. Iraklion Historical Museum, October 2018.
Coat of Arms of the Cretan State, Kritiki Politeia.
25 Drachma banknote, Kritiki Politeia.
5 Drachma coin, Kritiki Politeia
Princes George and Constantine of Greece reviewing parade in Canea. December 1902.
Theriso rebels with Greek flag,1905.
British troops guarding flagpole. Firka, Canea August 1909.
Suggested Cretan flag. 1897. ‘Melidoni’ Flag
Melidoni Flag c.1900
Insurgents surrendering arms. c 1898
Melidoni flag, date and place uinknown.
Star of Bethleham flag. Canea Archives. Photo courtesy of Zacarenia Simanderaki.
Alternative ‘Star of Bethleham’ flag. Date and provenance unknown.
Gendarmes with ‘Star of Bethlehem’ flag.
The arrival of Prince George on Crete.
Prince George invitation card.
The palace of Prince George and the, incorrect, Cretan flag