Contents and Arrangement

Inneres der Aija Sofia, undated

2 folders

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of 22 mounted albumin prints (8"x10") of Istanbul [Constantinople] and surroundings, partly with numbering and name of photograhers in the negative and with handwritten German descriptions on the mounts. Sixteen are by Abdullah Frères. Included are city views, architectural sights (mosques such as Hagia Sophia), the Golden Horn, street scenes, and small villages outside the city.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Inneres der Aija Sofia; Istanbul Photographs Collection, C0905, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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