The J. Paul Getty Museum

Mosque, Constantinople

Object Details

Title:

Mosque, Constantinople

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.619.74

Dimensions:

31.9 × 25.7 cm (12 9/16 × 10 1/8 in.)

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Object Description

View of the Mosque of Suleiman, a large building with multiple domed cupolas and two minarets, enclosed by a stone wall. Visible on the right area of the image is an open gate. Also visible are five men dressed in traditional garments, standing near the wall.