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Istanbul june 2008 1038.jpg
08-JUN-2008

Istanbul june 2008 1038.jpg

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The upper half of the ‘mihrab’ (prayer niche) in the Sultan Ahmet (‘Blue’) Mosque, and the double calligraphic inscription above it. Partly guilt marble (recently restored). Classical Ottoman style, early 17th century.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.

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1/30s f/8.0 at 50.0mm iso2500 full exif

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