Photo, Print, Drawing Palaces, mosques, monuments, and other structures, Istanbul and environs, Ottoman Empire

About this Item

Title
Palaces, mosques, monuments, and other structures, Istanbul and environs, Ottoman Empire
Summary
Photographs show buildings and sites in Istanbul. Depicted are palaces including Dolmabahçe and Yıldız and palaces and pavilions at Kağıthane, Göksü and Beylerbeyi; views of the Bosporus; fountains; water buffalo; horses at the Imperial Stud Farm; the German ships Kaiser and Hohenzollern; and Robert College.
Contributor Names
Abdullah Fréres, photographer
Abdülhamid II, Sultan of the Turks, 1842-1918, donor
Created / Published
1880-1893.
Subject Headings
-  Abdülhamid--II,--Sultan of the Turks,--1842-1918--Homes & haunts
-  Topkapı Palace (Istanbul, Turkey)--1880-1900
-  Dolmabahçe Sarayı--1880-1900
-  Fountains--Turkey--Istanbul--1880-1900
-  Horses--Turkey--Istanbul--1880-1900
-  Government vessels--German--Turkey--Bosporus--1880-1900
-  Castles & palaces--Turkey--Istanbul--1880-1900
-  Water buffaloes--Turkey--Kağıthane--1880-1900
-  Mosques--Turkey--Istanbul--1880-1900
-  Bosporus (Turkey)--1880-1900
-  Turkey--History--1878-1909
-  Turkey--History--Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918
Format Headings
Aerial views--1880-1900.
Albumen prints--1880-1900.
Photograph albums--1880-1900.
Notes
-  Text on album cover translated from Ottoman Turkish: It has been presented as a gift to the National Library of the United States of America by His Majesty Emperor Abdulhamid II, King of the Kings al-Gazi, the Emperor of the Sublime Ottoman Empire which is based on the Divine Assistance. The year 1310. Text in English on album cover (on other side): Gift made by H.I.M. the Sultan Abdul-Hamid II to the National Library of the United States of America 1893.
-  LOT title devised by Library staff.
-  21 photographs are by Abdullah Frères, 19 are unattributed and are possibly by Abdullah Frères.
-  Photographs captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French.
-  Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).
-  Gift; Abdülhamid II; 1893.
-  A digitized image of each print along with its associated identifying information is available through the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog.
Medium
1 album (40 albumen prints) ; 32 x 40 cm. (album)
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 9517 (G) (PR 12) [P&P]
Source Collection
Abdul-Hamid II Collection
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Library of Congress Control Number
2003677008
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Access Advisory
Original album; Restricted access: Materials extremely fragile; Served by appointment only. Digital and print surrogates are provided in preference to originals, as per Divisional preservation policy.
Language
English
Turkish, Ottoman (1500-1928)
Online Format
image
Description
1 album (40 albumen prints) ; 32 x 40 cm. (album) | Photographs show buildings and sites in Istanbul. Depicted are palaces including Dolmabahçe and Yıldız and palaces and pavilions at Kağıthane, Göksü and Beylerbeyi; views of the Bosporus; fountains; water buffalo; horses at the Imperial Stud Farm; the German ships Kaiser and Hohenzollern; and Robert College.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2003677008
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Chicago citation style:

Abdülhamid Ii, Sultan Of The Turks, Donor, Abdullah Fréres, photographer. Palaces, mosques, monuments, and other structures, Istanbul and environs, Ottoman Empire. Bosporus Istanbul Kağıthane Turkey, 1880. to 1893. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2003677008/.

APA citation style:

Abdülhamid Ii, S. O. T. T., Abdullah Fréres, photographer. (1880) Palaces, mosques, monuments, and other structures, Istanbul and environs, Ottoman Empire. Bosporus Istanbul Kağıthane Turkey, 1880. to 1893. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2003677008/.

MLA citation style:

Abdülhamid Ii, Sultan Of The Turks, Donor, photographer by Abdullah Fréres. Palaces, mosques, monuments, and other structures, Istanbul and environs, Ottoman Empire. to 1893. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2003677008/>.