Interior of the Istanbul Süleymaniye mosque, Sébah & Joaillier albumen print, 1895


SÉBAH & JOAILLIER, Constantinople: [SÜLEYMANIYE MOSQUE]. Original albumen print. S.a. [1895].

SÉBAH & JOAILLIER, Constantinople: [SÜLEYMANIYE MOSQUE]. 282. Interièur de la Mosquée Suleymanii. Original albumen print. Numbered, titled and signed in the negative. Constantinople: Sébah & Joaillier, s.a. [1895].

26,5:21 cm, mounted on heavy cardboard (33:25 cm).

Original albumen print with an interior view of the Süleymaniye mosque by renown Constantinople based photographer's studio Sébah & Joaillier. The print is titled, numbered („282“) and signed in the negative.

Rarity: Although Sébah & Joaillier sold a number of their photos as prints and postcards with views of the city, inhabitant's daily activities and ancient sights to visiting tourists, present view of the interior of the famous mosque is hard to find.

Condition: Corners and edges of cardboard with minor faults and tears as well as time and finger-stained, otherwise well preserved albumen print.