Contents and Arrangement

"Le Bosphore", undated

1 folder

Collection Overview

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.

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:

"Le Bosphore"; Ottoman Empire Photographs Collection, C0930, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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