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Montenegro Collection

Montenegro, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Europe, offers breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage

Background imageMontenegro Collection: View over Keswick and Derwent Water from the Skiddaw Range, Lake District National Park

View over Keswick and Derwent Water from the Skiddaw Range, Lake District National Park, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Bosnia, dalmatia, istria, croatia, slavonia

Bosnia, dalmatia, istria, croatia, slavonia
Antique illustration of a Bosnia, dalmatia, istria, croatia, slavonia map

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Upper church of Ostrog Monastery, Montenegro

Upper church of Ostrog Monastery, Montenegro
The Monastery of Ostrog is a monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church situated against an almost vertical background, in Montenegro

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Austro-Hungarian Empire, Habsburg Monarchy, lithograph, published in 1877

Austro-Hungarian Empire, Habsburg Monarchy, lithograph, published in 1877
Ancient map of Austro-Hungarian Empire. Habsburg Monarchy. Lithograph, published in 1877

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Mosaic of Hypnos, Greek god of dreams, dormitory of the Roman villa, Risan, Kotor Bay

Mosaic of Hypnos, Greek god of dreams, dormitory of the Roman villa, Risan, Kotor Bay, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Montenegro, Europe

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Ostrog Monastery, Montenegro

Ostrog Monastery, Montenegro
The Monastery of Ostrog is a monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church situated against an almost vertical background, in Montenegro

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Kotor, Bay of Kotor, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Montenegro, Europe

Kotor, Bay of Kotor, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Montenegro, Europe

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Nicolas I - The King of Montenegro

Nicolas I - The King of Montenegro
Nikola (Nicholas) I Mirkov Petrovic-Njegos (1841 1921) - the only king of Montenegro, reigning from 1910 to 1918 (and as prince from 1860 to 1910). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Langdale Pikes from Side Pike, Lake District National Park, Cumbria, England

Langdale Pikes from Side Pike, Lake District National Park, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Death, the grim reaper. Turkish army defeated by Cholera, not by enemy, approaching

Death, the grim reaper. Turkish army defeated by Cholera, not by enemy, approaching Luleburgaz in disorder: 100 deaths per day. Illustration from Le Petit Journal, Paris, 1 December 1912

Background imageMontenegro Collection: First Balkan War (1912 - 1913) - Hand-to-hand combat

First Balkan War (1912 - 1913) - Hand-to-hand combat
Hand-to-hand combat during the First Balkan War as Greek troops overun a Turkish gun battery. The war lasted from October 1912 to May 1913, pitted the Balkan League (Serbia, Montenegro, Greece)

Background imageMontenegro Collection: View of The Bay of Kotor at sunset, Montenegro

View of The Bay of Kotor at sunset, Montenegro

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Montenegro, Bay of Kotor, Perast, Waterside Cafe

Montenegro, Bay of Kotor, Perast, Waterside Cafe

Background imageMontenegro Collection: The Harbour at Herceg Novi - Montenegro

The Harbour at Herceg Novi - Montenegro
Herceg Novi - Montenegro. View of the coastal town located at the entrance to the Bay of Kotor and at the foot of Mount Orjen - the harbour Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMontenegro Collection: St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox church illuminated at dusk

St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox church illuminated at dusk, Old Town, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kotor, Montenegro, Europe

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Yanitza, The Albanian Joan of Arc, from Le Petit Journal

Yanitza, The Albanian Joan of Arc, from Le Petit Journal
CHT344066 Yanitza, The Albanian Joan of Arc, from Le Petit Journal, 28th May 1911 (colour litho) by French School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Balkan Peninsula in 1878, lithograph

Balkan Peninsula in 1878, lithograph
Ancient map Balkan. The political classification of the Balkan Peninsula after the Treaty of Berlin in 1878. Lithograph, published in 1878

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Perast at twilight, Bay of Kotor, Montenegro, Europe

Perast at twilight, Bay of Kotor, Montenegro, Europe

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Bay of Kotor and Kotor city

Bay of Kotor and Kotor city

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Old Town (Stari Grad), Budva, Montenegro, Europe

Old Town (Stari Grad), Budva, Montenegro, Europe

Background imageMontenegro Collection: King of Montenegro / Stamp

King of Montenegro / Stamp
KING NICOLAS (NIKOLA) I of Montenegro (1841 - 1921)

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Praskvica Monastery

Praskvica Monastery, interior of the Serbian Orthodox Monastery, Pastrovici Hills near Sveti Stefan, Montenegro, Balkans, Europe

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Soldier from Montenegro

Soldier from Montenegro
Soldier of Montenegro (Balkans) fighting the Austrians during World War One

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Montenegro Soldiers

Montenegro Soldiers
Montengro soldiers at their weekly drill and inspection of weapons

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Map of the Herzegovina, Bosnia, Servia and Montenegro (engraving)

Map of the Herzegovina, Bosnia, Servia and Montenegro (engraving)
1105886 Map of the Herzegovina, Bosnia, Servia and Montenegro (engraving) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Map of the Herzegovina, Bosnia, Servia and Montenegro)

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Montenegro, Bay of Kotor, Kotor

Montenegro, Bay of Kotor, Kotor

Background imageMontenegro Collection: View from the Town Walls, Kotor, Bay of Kotor, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Montenegro

View from the Town Walls, Kotor, Bay of Kotor, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Montenegro, Europe

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Petrovac, Montenegro, Europe

Petrovac, Montenegro, Europe

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Tara Canyon and Tara River, Tramontana, Montenegro, Europe

Tara Canyon and Tara River, Tramontana, Montenegro, Europe

Background imageMontenegro Collection: View along wooden jetty at Barrow Bay landing, Derwent Water, Lake District National Park

View along wooden jetty at Barrow Bay landing, Derwent Water, Lake District National Park, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Thunderstorm parting clouds leaving room for a sunbeam breaking through Adriatic coast, Montenegro

Thunderstorm parting clouds leaving room for a sunbeam breaking through Adriatic coast, Montenegro
SAS-246 Thunderstorm - parting clouds leaving room for a sunbeam shining through Adriatic coast, Montenegro Steffen & Alexandra Sailer Please note that prints are personal display purposes only

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Zabljak Lake, Zabljak, Durmitor National Park, Montenegro

Zabljak Lake, Zabljak, Durmitor National Park, Montenegro

Background imageMontenegro Collection: King Nicholas, Montenegro, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

King Nicholas, Montenegro, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
King Nicholas, Montenegro, 1911

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Prince Danilo and wife, 1910. Creator: Bain News Service

Prince Danilo and wife, 1910. Creator: Bain News Service
Prince Danilo and wife, 1910

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Prince Peter of Mont. and staff, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Prince Peter of Mont. and staff, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Prince Peter of Mont. and staff, between c1910 and c1915. Shows (front and right) Prince Petar Petrovic Njegos (1889-1932) of Montenegro

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Montenegrins attacking Becic [i.e. Decic] Fort, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Montenegrins attacking Becic [i.e. Decic] Fort, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Montenegrins attacking Becic [i.e. Decic] Fort, between c1910 and c1915. Shows Montenegrins attacking Turkish fort at Decic, Montenegro

Background imageMontenegro Collection: View of the main Street, Cetinje, Montenegro in the 19th century

View of the main Street, Cetinje, Montenegro in the 19th century
3062099 View of the main Street, Cetinje, Montenegro in the 19th century.; Private Collection; (add.info.: From The Century Edition of Cassell's History of England, published c. 1900)

Background imageMontenegro Collection: 8626004

8626004

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Portrait of Princess Milena Vucovich (1847-1923), future queen of Montenegro

Portrait of Princess Milena Vucovich (1847-1923), future queen of Montenegro. Photography late 19th century
JEB4835811 Portrait of Princess Milena Vucovich (1847-1923), future queen of Montenegro. Photography late 19th century.; (add.info.: Portrait of Princess Milena Vucovich (1847-1923)

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Pendant decorated in cloisonne with a beast, 301-700 (gold, stone)

Pendant decorated in cloisonne with a beast, 301-700 (gold, stone)
7310016 Pendant decorated in cloisonne with a beast, 301-700 (gold, stone); 2.6 cm; Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK; (add.info.: Display: gold, stone, Material: gold)

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Fighting at the Turkish border - Cover of 'The Eye of the Police', 1912 (engraving)

Fighting at the Turkish border - Cover of "The Eye of the Police", 1912 (engraving)
ICA4950228 Fighting at the Turkish border - Cover of "The Eye of the Police", 1912 (engraving); Private Collection; Photo © Caricadoc

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Map of the peninsula of the Balkans, (Bosnia, Serbia, Moldova, Hungary, Montenegro, Bulgaria)

Map of the peninsula of the Balkans, (Bosnia, Serbia, Moldova, Hungary, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Romania)
NWI4871491 Map of the peninsula of the Balkans, (Bosnia, Serbia, Moldova, Hungary, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece and Turkey), circa 1870

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Portrait of a Montenegrin from Cettigne engraving from 1876

Portrait of a Montenegrin from Cettigne engraving from 1876
JAB5037287 Portrait of a Montenegrin from Cettigne engraving from 1876.; (add.info.: Portrait of a Montenegrin from Cettigne engraving from 1876.); Photo ©Jaime Abecasis

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Ivan the Black sets fire to Zhabliak, 1484 (litho)

Ivan the Black sets fire to Zhabliak, 1484 (litho)
8661430 Ivan the Black sets fire to Zhabliak, 1484 (litho) by Valda, John Harris (1874-1942); Private Collection; (add.info.: Ivan the Black sets fire to Zhabliak, 1484)

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Girls of Many Lands: Montenegro (colour litho)

Girls of Many Lands: Montenegro (colour litho)
8659767 Girls of Many Lands: Montenegro (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Montenegro)

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Austria-Hungary and Neighbouring Lands - Map, 1920. Creator: John Bartholomew & Son

Austria-Hungary and Neighbouring Lands - Map, 1920. Creator: John Bartholomew & Son
Austria-Hungary and Neighbouring Lands, c1914, (c1920). Map of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and surrounding countries at start of the First World War

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Yellow water lilies (Nuphar lutea) viewed from underwater, Lake Skadar, Lake Skadar National Park

Yellow water lilies (Nuphar lutea) viewed from underwater, Lake Skadar, Lake Skadar National Park, Montenegro, May 2008

Background imageMontenegro Collection: Pine tree at night with moon shining, on Stuoc peak, Durmitor NP, Montenegro, October

Pine tree at night with moon shining, on Stuoc peak, Durmitor NP, Montenegro, October 2008




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Montenegro, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Europe, offers breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage. From the Skiddaw Range in the Lake District National Park, one can witness a mesmerizing view over Keswick and Derwent Water. The Ostrog Monastery stands as a testament to Montenegro's spiritual significance, with its upper church captivating visitors with its divine beauty. Delving into history, the mosaic of Hypnos transports us back to ancient times when Greek gods ruled over dreams. Risan's Roman villa in Kotor Bay showcases this UNESCO World Heritage Site's historical importance. Lithographs from 1877 depict Montenegro during its Austro-Hungarian Empire days, highlighting an era of grandeur and change. Kotor itself is another UNESCO World Heritage Site that enchants travelers with its medieval charm and stunning bay views. As we explore further into Montenegrin history, we encounter Nicolas I - The King who left his mark on this land. The allure of nature continues as Langdale Pikes grace our sight from Side Pike in England's Lake District National Park. Yanitza emerges as an Albanian Joan of Arc figure through Le Petit Journal's portrayal – a symbol of bravery and resilience. Perast at twilight casts a magical spell upon all who visit; it captures the essence of Montenegro's enchanting beauty perfectly. Looking back at Balkan Peninsula lithographs from 1878 reminds us how borders have shifted throughout time – Bosnia, Dalmatia, Istria, Croatia, Slavonia all intertwined within this region. Montenegro beckons adventurers seeking both natural wonders and cultural treasures alike. With each step taken on this diverse land blessed by mountains and seasides alike; one cannot help but fall under its spell – forever captivated by its splendorous landscapes and storied past.