Loading

Women and men in Ottoman costumes.

Sebah & Joaillierca. 1890

Istanbul Research Institute

Istanbul Research Institute
İstanbul, Turkey

See connections with other works
Try it

Photographic studios of Constantinople did their best to satisfy travelers’ quest for exoticism. Picturesque stage settings (like the fake Turkish ladies and dervishes) show that orientalism was not the privilege of the West. Costumes and accessories were also offered to tourists who wanted to disguise themselves.

Show lessRead more
  • Title: Women and men in Ottoman costumes.
  • Creator: Sebah & Joaillier
  • Date Created: ca. 1890
  • Location: Istanbul
  • Physical Dimensions: 21 x 26 cm
  • Rights: Pierre de Gigord Collection

Recommended

Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile