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- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Ottoman Empire Photographs Collection
- Manuscripts Division
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- 1 box and 1.4 linear feet
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Consists of an open collection of general photographs of Ottoman Empire sites. Currently, there are more than 39 19th-century photographs of Constantinople [Istanbul] and the surrounding area.
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of an open collection of general photographs of Ottoman Empire sites. Currently, there are more than 39 19th-century photographs of Constantinople [Istanbul] and the surrounding area. Included are two photographs by Rubellin et fils, one photograph by D. Michailides, one carte de visite (ca. 1868) by Athanasios Calphas, one photograph by Vassilaki Kargopoulo, and two panoramas (in 6 parts and 8 parts) of Istanbul and the Bosporus by unidentified photographers. In addition, there are 7 postcard photographs of Smyrna and the surrounding area.
Photographs are grouped by accession number.
The photographs were purchased from Bernard J. Shapero Rare Books, K.A. Papadopoulos, Ex Libris Museum, and Krul Antiquarian Books in 2002-2008 with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund, and by the Department of Near Eastern Studies. Various AM.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information:
Folder Inventory added by Jameson Creager (2015) in 2012.
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:
Ottoman Empire Photographs Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Genre Terms:
- Panoramas -- 19th century.
Photographs -- 19th century.
- Rubellin et fils.
- Bosporus (Turkey) -- Photographs.
Ephesus (Extinct city) -- Photographs.
Istanbul (Turkey) -- Photographs.
İzmir (Turkey) -- Photographs.
Smyrna (Turkey) -- Photographs.
Turkey -- Photographs.