Odd and extinct guitars in Greek music

1a. Spíros Peristéris (on the left with mandoline) with unidentified fellow musicians.
1b. Detail 1a
2a. Sitting in front of Bátis' shop in the Karaïskáki area from left to right: Yánnis |dq|o Aïvaliótis|dq| (with baglamas), Panayótis Dhímas (with cap), two unknown persons holding a baglamas, Pandélos |dq|o Prezákias|dq| (with bouzouki), Thános (with guitar). Standing from left to right: Aristidháki (the local postman), two unknown persons, Márkos Vamvakáris (with bouzouki), Sirianós, Yórghos Bátis (with guitar slung across his shoulder), Andónis Bógris (with bouzouki), Thanásis Gótsis, Andónis |dq|o Thermastís|dq|(with bouzouki) and Kóstas Boúras (with mandoline).
2b. Detail of 2a.
3a. Yórghos Bátis performing a juggler’s act in front of his café “To Glikó ‘Οniro” (“The Sweet Dream”) in the Karaïskáki quarter. The guitar, leaning against the wall, is the same guitar as on images 2a/b. To allow for the mounting of (three?) extra strings, the bridge on the top has been made longer towards the left side.
3b. Detail of 3a.
4a. Yákovos Mondanáris or “Yakoumís” (sandouri) with two unknown musicians on guitar and button accordion (or “armónika”, as it is called in Greek) at a wedding (1928).
4b. Detail of 4a.
5a. “Ta Politákia” led by Vasílios Siderís. Sitting from left to right: Aristídhis Peristéris (with mandoline), Vasílios Siderís (with mandoline), Yórghos Savarís (with guitar). Standing from left to right: A. Voΐlas (with mandoline), Yórghos Paschális, Panayótis Vaïndirlís/ Baïndirlís, Ch. Meringlís, I. Chalákos.
5b. Detail of 5a.
6a. An Estoudiandína from Balya (near Balıkesir) led by K. Zafirópoulos (ca. 1900).
6b. Detail of 6a.
7a. Yánnis Dávos (mandola), singer Andónis Dalgás (guitar), singer Pétros Doukákis, Dimítrios Sémsis (“Salonikiós”) on violin and Dimítrios Kallínikos (“Arapákis”) on sandouri in a hotelroom during a recording session (ca. 1930).
7b. Detail of 7a.
8a. Unknown Greek ensemble (violin, sandouri and guitar).
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9a. Unidentified Greek guitarist and sandouri-player.
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10a. From left to right: Níkos Siríghos (violin), Michális Skouloúdhis (mandoline), Yórghos Petrídhis (cymbalon), singer Kóstas Noúros and Stellákis Perpiniádhis (guitar) (1928).
10b. Detail of 10a.
11a. Sitting from left to right: Yórghos Kávouras (violin), Símos Vasiliádhis (sandouri), Yórghos Boutzalís (guitar) and Yánnis Agorópoulos or Chatzís (guitar). Standing at the back are the owners of the establishment (Drapetsóna, 1932).
11b. Detail of 11a.
12a. mandoline orchestra from the Fanari quarter of Constantinople (1912).
12b. Detail of 12a.
12c. Detail of 12a.
13a. “Ta Politákia” led by Spíros Peristéris (Istanbul, April 1931). Front row sitting from left to right: N. Toumbakáris, Spíros Peristéris and A. Voΐlas. Sitting in the middle: M. Potamiános, G. Vidhális and A. Miliáris. Standing at the back: A. Tsalapatánis and S. Makrís.
13b. Detail of 13a.
14a. Aghápios Tomboúlis with unknown fellow musicians (violin, guitar and tambourine). Who is the female singer? Róza Eskenázi?
14b. Detail of 14a.