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Rhodes, Smyrna, Cyprus and Constantinople by Abdullah Frères, 1870-1880

MS. 23051 photogr. 20

Photographically-illustrated book containing albumen prints by Abdullah Frères, or the Abdullah Brothers, which captured views in Istanbul, Cyprus, and several Greek islands.


  • Creation: 1870-1880


1 item

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 23051 photogr. 20

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 84:0359; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 169

Biographical / Historical

The three Abdullah brothers opened a studio in Constantinople in 1858 and photographed scenic views and notable individuals, including the Sultans. The studio remained active until 1899.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Stephen White USA, 14/02/1984

Physical Facet

Albumen paper prints

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom