Los 4053

Ottoman Empire
Portraits of people of the Ottoman Empire

Ergebnis (inkl. Aufgeld) *
9.300€ (US$ 9,118)

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Fotografie des 19. – 21. Jahrhunderts
Auktionsdatum 7.12.2022

Lot 4053, Auction  120, Ottoman Empire, Portraits of people of the Ottoman Empire

Photographers: Abdullah Frères and Alphonse Rubellin. Attractive portrait album showing a wide range of people living in the Ottoman Empire. 1860s-1880s. 103 cartes-de-visite albumen prints, all with early photographer's logo (some hand-stamped), address and name and most titled and numbered in ink in contemporary hand on mount verso, inserted in album window mat boards (some damaged, slightly soiled), bound in contemporary tooled leather album (rubbed) with brass and glass ornaments (some missing) and brass clasp.

This extensive collection of cartes-de-visite portraits documents the vast cultural and ethnic diversity in the Ottoman Empire. 64 cartes-de-visite show various peoples of the Empire. Among them are Afghan, Algerian, Georgian, Greek, Persian, Turkish and Jewish people. Also includes a wide range of street sellers with their goods, beggars, warriors, Orthodox priests and other high-ranking persons such as Kececizade Mehmed Fuad Pasha (1814-1869). – Some faded, some light scuff marks, otherwise most in very good condition.

Lit.: Bahattin Öztuncay. The Photographers of Constantinople. Pioneers, studios and artists from 19th century Istanbul. Istanbul 2006 (2nd edition), ill. p. 380 and compare 494-499 (street sellers).

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