The J. Paul Getty Museum

Constantinople

Object Details

Title:

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.619.72

Dimensions:

26 × 29 cm (10 1/4 × 11 7/16 in.)

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Object Description

View of large building with a domed cupola and one minaret, partially obscured by other buildings and tall trees in the foreground. Also visible in the foreground are a number of people dressed in traditional garments and grounded boats.