Aly Bey Captain PachaThe destroyer of Chio, one of the most populated & cultivated Islands in the Greek's Archipelago. This Print forms one of the Series of Greek Portraits (3d part) now in course of Publication in London & Paris 1827 by A. Friedel, & Sold by the principal Book & Printsellers in Town & Country. [parallel text in French]
Admiral Nasuhzade Ali Pasha (Kara-Ali Pasha), who in 1822 brought the Turkish fleet to the island Island of Chios to subdue an uprising against the Ottoman rulers. Constantine Kanaris, from the neighboring island of Psara, subsequently led his fleet to Chios, burning the Turkish flagship in the port of the island. Admiral Pasha Kara Ali, as well as other Turkish officials, lost their lives and are buried in the Turkish cemetery that lies in the Castle of Chios town. Plate from a series of twenty-four portraits of prominent Greeks by the Danish painter Adam Friedel.
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