Camera Ottomana – Photography and Modernity in the Ottoman Empire 1840 – 1914

Camera Ottomana. Photography and Modernity in the Ottoman Empire 1840-1914 is an exhibition held at Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC), Istanbul, Turkey. It presents a fascinating collection of 19th century portraits and photographers active in Istanbul and the Ottoman Empire, to include a wide selection of Greek photographers and studios such as: Vasilaki…Read more Camera Ottomana – Photography and Modernity in the Ottoman Empire 1840 – 1914

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Athens & Piraeus panoramas on Ebay

  Two impressive albumen panoramas of Athens and Piraeus are to be sold on eBay over the weekend. Attributed to Félix Bonfils, the panoramas consist of five and six part views respectively and capture the city and the ever busy port c.1870-1880. Dimensions: approx. 150 x 20 cm. Seller: 19thcentury-photography , Netherlands.