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Istanbul june 2008 0802.jpg
07-JUN-2008

Istanbul june 2008 0802.jpg

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The murals in the Sultan Beyazıt II Türbesi (mausoleum) date from the 19th century; they are a mixture of Late-Ottoman calligraphy and an architectural decor in ‘Turkish Baroque’ style, which was influenced by European Neo-Classicism (and more specifically here by the French ‘Nouvel Empire’ style).

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.

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