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Object ID
1995.19.3.11
Object Name
Print
Object Collection
Medium
watercolor
Object Entities
Angeli, Theo (created by)
Angeli, Theo (is related to)
Object Description
Colorful cartoon watercolor print by Theo Angeli mounted on a heavy poster-board backing. This painting shows a bunch of tourists piling up on top of each other with cameras to photograph a kilted Greek infantryman.   The tourists are all dressed for summer; colorful shorts, t-shirts, sundresses, summer hats etc.  The infantryman has brown hair and mustache.  He is dressed in traditional evzone uniform; red baret, white shirt with puffy sleeves, blue vest, short white kilt, white socks, traditional brown shoes with black pom-poms on them.  He is standing at attention, facing the tourists, holding a rifle with a bayonet on his left shoulder. 
Origin
Theo Anglei was most likely an American cartoon artist of Greek heritage who painted these as a hobby, probably around the 1960's.
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Citation
Print, Theo Angeli Print Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/11513. Accessed 06/16/21.