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Bosporus trip 0172

Bosporus trip 0172

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This seems to me the Nusretiye Mosque, built 1822-1826 for Mahmut II, designed by Kirkor Balyan, the founder of a large family of Armeniaqn architects (I quote from Strolling Through Istanbul; Redhouse Press; great book that) in "a curious blend of baroque and Empire motifs".

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1/100s f/6.3 at 116.0mm iso100 full exif

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