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A nice stained glass window in ‘Art nouveau’ style. Outside Istanbul and Izmir, a rather rare phenomenon.

Art nouveau is a style of architecture and applied arts, that emerged at the end of the 19th century. It is characterized by the use of organic motifs, especially floral and other plant-inspired designs, as well as its highly stylized and flowing curvilinear forms.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: Website of ‘Turkish Daily News’ (an article dated 5/31/2008).

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