The J. Paul Getty Museum

The Mosque of Sultan Mahomet II, the Conqueror of Constantinople

Object Details

Title:

The Mosque of Sultan Mahomet II, the Conqueror of Constantinople

Artist/Maker:

James Robertson (English, 1813 - 1888)

Culture:

British

Places:

London, England (Place Created)
Istanbul, Turkey; Constantinople, Turkey (Place Depicted)

Date:

1853

Medium:

Salted paper print

Object Number:

84.XO.1237.11

Dimensions:

29.2 × 24.7 cm (11 1/2 × 9 3/4 in.)

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Object Description

View of the Fatih Mosque with its multiple domes and lancet windows. Two of its minarets are partially visible. Two men can be seen sitting on the ground near the mosque, one of whom is also sitting next to a horse.