Old Postcards from Albania (1914-1918) - Into Albania

Old Postcards from Albania (1914-1918)

Have you ever seen old postcards from Albania? We are presenting you a rare collection of postcards created by the German printing house Purger & Co, dating from 1914 to 1918. The full collection was published at the website albanianphotography.net, which was founded by the famous specialist in Albanian studies, Robert Elsie (1950-2017).  The photos are courtesy of the website.

Shkodra

Shkodra Fortress, 6 September 1914. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

Rozafa Castle, ca. 1917. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

Shkodra, ca. 1917. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

Kruja

Kruja Castle, ca. 1918. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

Durrës

Durrës, ca. 1914. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

Durrës, ca. 1914. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

Durrës, ca. 1918. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

Tirana

View of Tirana, ca. 1917. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

The Sulejman Pasha Mosque in Tirana, ca. 1917. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

Vlora

Vlora, ca. 1914. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

Vlora, 1917. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

Saranda

Saranda, 15 October 1914. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

Saranda, ca. 1914. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

Other photos

Group of Albanians on a ship, ca. 1914. Photo source: albanianphotography.net.

For more postcards or other old photos from Albania, visit the website www.albanianphotography.net.

By: IntoAlbania

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