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Panorama de Constantinople pris de la tour de Calata, 1878

Sébah & Joaillier

Pierre de Gigord collection of photographs of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey. Series IV. Panoramas

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  • Title:
    Panorama de Constantinople pris de la tour de Calata, 1878
  • Author/Creator: Sébah & Joaillier
  • Creation Date: 1878
  • Physical Desc.: Panorama : 10 joined albumen prints ; 320 x 25.5 cm
  • Summary: Panorama of Istanbul taken from the Galata Tower and made of ten joined albumen prints. Red cloth cover with gilt-stamped title.
  • Language: French
  • Notes: Spanning roughly one hundred years, the Pierre de Gigord Collection of Photographs, with over 6,000 photographic images, forms a visual record of the late years of the Ottoman Empire and the formation and early years of the Republic of Turkey. The collection focuses on cultural and urban images, mainly of Constantinople (Istanbul), the capital of the Ottoman Empire, but other geographic areas, such as the Balkans, and other cities and towns within the empire such as Bursa and Smyrna (Izmir) are included, as are a few images from sites in Greece, Egypt, Jerusalem, India and China. The work of over 165 photographers is represented in the collection. The collection is supported by a small group of pamphlets and offprints regarding photography in the Ottoman Empire and by a small assemblage of photographic ephemera.
  • Form/Genre: Panorama
    Photographic prints
  • Format: Still image
  • ID/Accession Number: 96.R.14(Lot P8)
  • Is Part Of: Pierre de Gigord collection of photographs of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey. Series IV. Panoramas
  • See Also: Collection description
  • Use Restrictions: Digital images and files saved from this website should be suitable for most purposes.
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  • Source: GRI Digital Collections

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