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Edirne december 2009 6222.jpg
09-DEC-2008

Edirne december 2009 6222.jpg

A man guards his wife he has brought here to be examined.

In the background: The great hall of the hospital with bays and corner rooms set about a spacious pool. It is crowned by a dome. It is worth noting the extravagant thickening of the triangular corners resulting from the hexagonal plan, typical of the Ottoman search for a considerable margin of safety.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: ‘Islamic Architecture: Ottoman Turkey’ (Godfrey Goodwin) – London 1977

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