Seventeen-yr.-old student worshipper washing his feet at next to his shoes, jacket & overcoat at fountain in accordance w. Moslem law before entering the spectaculariy beautiful Sultan Amhed Mosque aka Blue Mosque, built in 1611.


  • Title: Istanbul
  • Date: 1940
  • Location: Istanbul, Turkey
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Turkey, Istanbul, Religions, Cleanliness, Moslem, Fountains, Religion, Churches, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_732615
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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