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Stamboul looking towards Kaerikeuy [sic]

Object Details

Title:

Stamboul looking towards Kaerikeuy [sic]

Artist/Maker:

James Robertson (English, 1813 - 1888)

Culture:

English

Place:

Constantinople, Turkey; Istanbul, Turkey (Place Created)

Date:

1855 - 1856

Medium:

Salted paper print

Object Number:

84.XA.619.69

Dimensions:

25.5 × 28.6 cm (10 1/16 × 11 1/4 in.)

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Object Description

View of Istanbul looking towards Karaköy, a densely populated urban area on the shores of a body of water, possibly a strait. Visible toward the upper center area of the image is a large building with a domed cupola and two minarets. Also visible are a number of nearby buildings with similar designs.