Atatürk’s Ankara

How the diplomatic world dragged itself away from Istanbul and settled in the new capital..

A new capital called for new architecture. Ankara in the 1920s and 1930s produced a fascinating diversity of styes as the foreign powers decided to abandon their buildings on the Bosphorus and set up a new. Patricia Daunt, who came to know the embassies when her husband served as British envoy in the late 1980s, picks her favourites, while Fritz von der Schulenburg captures them on camera.

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