Close view of the Sultan Ahmet Camii, commonly known as the Blue Mosque from the Hippodrome, or present-day Sultanahmet Square. Men can be seen standing in pairs or small groups on the dirt square.


  • Title: [The Blue Mosque]
  • Creator: James Robertson, Felice Beato
  • Date Created: about 1855
  • Location Created: Constantinople, Turkey; Istanbul, Turkey
  • Physical Dimensions: 25.6 × 29.5 cm (10 1/16 × 11 5/8 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Salted paper print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.1375.61
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: James Robertson (English, 1813 - 1888) Attributed to Felice Beato (English, born Italy, 1832 - 1909)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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