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Image of Fountain of Sultan Ahmed

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Sébah & Joaillier
Turkish (1888 - 1952) Primary

Fountain of Sultan Ahmed

Late 19th century - Mid 20th century
Albumen print

8 1/2 in. x 10 3/8 in. (21.59 cm x 26.35 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2010.30.509
Geography: Europe or Asia, Turkey, Istanbul
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Photographs
Culture/Nationality: Turkish-French

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  • albumen prints - Photographic prints having albumen as the binder; always black-and-white, though they may be toned to a monochrome hue.
  • fountain-houses - Structures that enclose fountains, most often leaving one side or section open for viewing. These may be simple columned porches or more elaborate structures and usually include sculptural elements. The term is most often applied to such structures in classical Greece.
  • fountains - Structures with apertures designed to allow water to spout or flow periodically or continuously, as for amenity or public access.
  • Turkish - Refers to the culture and styles of the Turks, who comprise various ethnic groups that historically lived a nomadic life on the vast Eurasian steppe and spoke Turkic languages, or Turkey, which is a nation in Asia Minor and southeastern Europe, having coastlines on the Aegean, Black, and Mediterranean seas.

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  • Image Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 10 3/8 in. (21.59 x 26.353 cm)

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