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Collection Overview

Vassilaki Kargopoulo Photographs Collection
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
circa 1850-1886
1 box and 0.4 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1


Collection of photographs by Vassilaki Kargopoulo. Images depict a wide range of sites and subjects in and around Istanbul, including the Princes' Islands in the Sea of Marmara, Adrianople, as well as the greater area of Bosporus. There are also images of traditional professions and costumes. On the reverse of several photographs, there are attached etchings of historical buildings in Istanbul, Turkey.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Collection Creator Biography:

Kargopoulo, Vassilaki

Collection History


Gift of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund (AM 2023-094).


No materials were removed from the collection during 2023 processing beyond routine appraisal practices."

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Kalliopi Balatsouka in 2023. Finding aid written by Kalliopi Balatsouka in 2023.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further duplication 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 Special Collections 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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Vassilaki Kargopoulo Photographs Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1