Athènes, Constantinople, Brousse : photograph album, ca. 1875.

Visual material
1 v. ; 42.5 x 31.5 cm.


Related name
Getty AAT genre
ca. 1875.
Summary note
Album containing 27 original photographs on albumen paper and mounted on cardboard (sizes: 24 x 20 cm. and 30 x 25 cm.), showing views of Athens (Acropole, tombeau de Philopappos), and of Turkey (intérieure de Sainte Sophie, Tribune impériale de Sainte Sophie, mosquée de Sokullu Mehmet Pacha, mosquée de Sehzade Mehmet, fontaine des eaux douces, fontaine d'ablution du sultan Ahmed, cérémonie militaire). Most of the photographs are by Lehnert & Landrock; two photographs bear the name of Papazyan; and eight the name of the Abdullah brothers. Of Armenian origin, Kevork and Wichen Abdullah had a photograph workshop in Istanbul. In 1862, they were appointed official photographers of the sultan Abdulaziz, as well as great designers of the city. They have made photographs of personalities visiting the Ottoman empire, of landscapes, villages, events, and of Constantinople and its surroundings.
Source acquisition
Purchase: Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund, 2009. AM 2009-75.
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