Fred Boissonnas (1858-1946)

The Fred Boissonnas photographic collection (1858-1946) constitutes the Greek part of the photographic archive belonging to the esteemed Swiss photographer. He is responsible for the first extensive photographic coverage of Greece for three decades and the first methodical testimony of the Greek landscape, apart from the archaeological sites. Together with the landscape, Boissonnas also occupied himself with the traditions and customs of the era. (