Photography in the Ottoman Empire 1839–1923

Engin Özendes

Published by Yem Yayıncılık
Out of Print

Paperback, first published 1987
Book Description

An excellent survey of 19th-century Ottoman photographers by a renowned authority and Istanbul Modern’s founding curator of photography. Engin Özendes has put a life time of work into unearthing the stories of the photographers who pioneered the art in Istanbul, establishing where all the old studios on Beyoğlu’s Grand’ Rue de Pera stood. The book includes some 500 illustrations.

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