Sebah and Joaillier (19th century) - Bazaar in Constantinople, Turkey

Description
Sebah and Joaillier (19th century) - Bazaar in Constantinople, Turkey
Albumin print- c. 1865

Size 20 x 27 cm.
This stunning photograph shows the inside of the Grand Bazaar of Constantinople in Turkey, teeming with life.
Sharpness: Excellent.
Contrast: Stark.
Details: Excellent.
Size: 27x21 cm.
Base: Free, not laminated.
The photograph is captioned at the bottom left and right, with notes in the negative.

J. Pascal Sebah (1872/1947) was a Turkish photographer living in Constantinople and a partner to Polycarpe Joailler (1848-1904) for a while. Their work is characteristic of the commercial workshops from 1880 to 1900. Their work was widely distributed and sold to travellers, and thus can be found in most of the albums that were made during this period. They show high-quality views of Turkey and Egypt.
Shipped with track & trace.

Lot details
Artist
Sebah et Joaillier
Title of artwork
Intérieur du Grand Bazar
Technique
Gelatin-silver print
Signature
Signed in negative
Condition
Very fine
Vintage print
Yes
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