Abdullah brothers (act. 1858-1899) - Street barbers, Constantinople, Turkey

Abdullah brothers (act. 1858-1899) - Street barbers, Constantinople, Turkey
Albumen print – ca. 1870

This albumin print shows street barbers with their clients in Constantinople, Turkey. This beautiful composition represents many characters.
Sharpness: Excellent.
Contrast: Excellent.
Details: Excellent.
Base: Cardboard
Size: 20x26 cm.
Signed bottom left and captioned at the bottom right and left, with notes in the negative.

The Abdullah brothers, Vichen (1820–1902), Hovsep (1830–1908) and Kevork Abdullahian (1839–1918) — were three Ottoman photographers of Armenian origin, who became famous at the fall of the Ottoman Empire. They took pictures of panoramic views and famous people, including Ottoman Sultans. Most of their photographs have Orientalist style, and were taken in the Ottoman Empire.
Shipped with track & trace.

Lot details
Abdullah Frères
Title of artwork
Barbiers turcs
Albumen paper process
Signed in negative
Very fine
Vintage print
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