Abdullah brothers (act. 1858-1899) - Esplanade of the St Sophie Mosque, Constantinople, Turkey

Description
Abdullah brothers (act. 1858-1899) - Esplanade of the St Sophie Mosque, Constantinople, Turkey
Albumin - circa 1870

This albumin print shows the esplanade of the St Sophie Mosque, in Constantinople, Turkey, teeming with passers-by and various people.
Sharpness: Excellent.
Contrast: Excellent.
Details: Excellent.
Base: Free, not laminated.
Size: 26x19 cm.
There is a slight crease on four corners, because the photograph was under a frame mount.
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
Artist
Abdullah Frères
Title of artwork
Sainte Sophie
Technique
Albumen paper process
Signature
Signed in negative
Condition
Fine
Vintage print
Yes
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