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Tombs of Sultan Mahmud II (r. 1808-1839) and Abd'ul Aziz (r. 1861-1876)

Jean Sébah, Policarpe Joaillier

Arts of the Islamic World

MEDIUM Gelatin silver photograph
  • Place Made: Istanbul, Turkey
  • DATES 1890–1900
    PERIOD Ottoman Period
    DIMENSIONS 12 x 16in. (30.5 x 40.6cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1995.86.7
    CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by Dr. and Mrs. Shahrokh Ahkami and an anonymous donor
    PROVENANCE Prior to 1995, provenance not yet documented; by 1995, acquired by Charles Nes 19th Century Photography LLC, New York, NY; October 19, 1995, purchased from Charles Nes 19th Century Photography LLC by the Brooklyn Museum.
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    CAPTION Jean Sébah (Turkish, 1872–1947). Tombs of Sultan Mahmud II (r. 1808-1839) and Abd'ul Aziz (r. 1861-1876), 1890–1900. Gelatin silver photograph, 12 x 16in. (30.5 x 40.6cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Dr. and Mrs. Shahrokh Ahkami and an anonymous donor, 1995.86.7 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.86.7_IMLS_PS3.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 1995.86.7_IMLS_PS3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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