[Blue Mosque, Istanbul]

Unknownabout 1865–1875

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of a mosque with multiple domed roofs. The mosque is surrounded by six pencil shaped minarets, most with three balconies and a few with only two. There is an Egyptian obelisk carved with hieroglyphs in the courtyard beside the mosque. A few pedestrians are walking across the courtyard.


  • Title: [Blue Mosque, Istanbul]
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: about 1865–1875
  • Location Created: Istanbul, Turkey
  • Physical Dimensions: 20.3 × 25.8 cm (8 × 10 3/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XP.1429.71
  • Culture: Egyptian
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown maker, Egyptian
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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