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Istanbul june 2008 3177.jpg
21-JUN-2008

Istanbul june 2008 3177.jpg

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This decoration and the large calligraphic inscription (on a gate leading to the Eyüp Sultan Türbesi/mausoleum and the inner court of the mosque) date from 1798-1800, when the Eyüp Sultan Mosque was rebuilt in Turkish Baroque style; the original mosque (1459) had collapsed due to an earthquake in 1766.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Sources: ‘Türkiye Tarihi Yerler Kılavuzu’ – M.Orhan Bayrak, Inkılâp Kitabevi, Istanbul, 1994.
& Several personal visits to Eyüp Sultan between 1978 and 2002.

Nikon D3
1/30s f/8.0 at 70.0mm iso200 hide exif
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Date/Time21-Jun-2008 11:53:10
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Focal Length70 mm
Exposure Time1/30 sec
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ISO Equivalent200
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