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Istanbul june 2008 3216.jpg
21-JUN-2008

Istanbul june 2008 3216.jpg

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The porch of the Nazlı Defterdar Mahmut Efendi Mosque, built by Mimar Sinan in 1542. Is is a very early (and small) work of the great architect. The commissionar Mahmut Efendi was a ‘defterdar’ (= top official in charge of the state finances). The building was restored in 1766 and 1971; it is located in the Eyüp district.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Sources: ‘Türkiye Tarihi Yerler Kılavuzu’ – M.Orhan Bayrak, Inkılâp Kitabevi, Istanbul, 1994 & Wikipedia.

Nikon D3
1/250s f/8.0 at 16.0mm iso200 full exif

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