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Pierre de Gigord Collection of Photographs of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey, 1850-1958 (bulk 1853-1930)

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Gigord (Pierre de) Collection of Photographs of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey
Series IV. Panoramas, 1854-1919 10.6 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
The series comprises sixteen joined panoramas and two panoramas consisting of two single prints each. Photographers include: Robertson & Beato; Félix Bonfils; Germain-Ferdinand Sengès; Guillaume Berggren; Sébah & Joaillier; M. Iranian; and Gülmez Frères. In addition to views of Istanbul and the Bosporus there are panoramas of Smyrna, Thessaloniki, Nicaea and Pergamon.
For single image panoramic views see Series III, lot C21 (Box 66*).
Arrangement
Arranged by lot number: Lots P1-P21. Lacking numbers P14 and P19. See Box 76* for P12.
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100 Lot P1 Robertson & Beato, [Panorama of Constantinople], 1854
Robertson & Beato, [Panorama of Constantinople]

Panorama comprised of five joined albumen prints hinged to a paper mount. Partial signature in negative visible in lower left corner of third print; full signature in lower right corner of fourth print; place identifiers in negatives of third to fifth prints.
100 Lot P2 Photographer unknown, [Constantinople Panorama], 1868
Photographer unknown, [Constantinople Panorama],

Panorama comprised of six joined albumen prints and backed with linen.
100 Lot P3 Bonfils, Félix, Constantinople, 1869
Bonfils, Félix, Constantinople

Panorama comprised of six joined albumen prints mounted on board, each with title and negative number (560-565) in negative (cropped from sixth print). In negative of sixth print: Bonfils 58.
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101 Lot P4 Sengès, Germain-Ferdinand, Stamboul (prise de Galata), Constantinople II, 1878
Sengès, Germain-Ferdinand, Stamboul (prise de Galata), Constantinople II

Panorama comprised of six joined albumen prints. Half-bound green leather cover, with green cloth; gilt-stamped cover title. Some pencil annotations identifying sites and monuments on mounts.
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101A Lot P5 Berggren, Guillaume, Panorama de Constantinople, 1880
Berggren, Guillaume, Panorama de Constantinople

Panorama comprised of ten joined albumen prints. Purple cloth cover with gilt-stamped title.
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100 Lot P6 Photographer unknown, [View from Galata], 1865
Photographer unknown, [View from Galata]

Panorama comprised of six joined albumen prints; 134 x 24 cm. Monted on board.
100 Lot P7 Bonfils, Félix, [Panoramic View from Galata], 1869
Bonfils, Félix, [Panoramic View from Galata]

Panorama comprised of four joined albumen prints; mounted on board. All prints are signed and number in the negative, but partially cropped except for fourth print: Bonfils /334. Annotations identifying sites and monuments pencilled on verso of mounts.
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101B Lot P8 Sébah & Joaillier, Panorama de Constantinople pris de la tour de Calata, 1878
Sébah & Joaillier, Panorama de Constantinople pres de la tour de Galata

Panorama of Istanbul taken from the Galata Tower and made of ten joined albumen prints; 320 x 25.5 cm. Red cloth cover with gilt-stamped title.
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100 Lot P9 Iranian, M. [Views of Constantinople], 1890
Iranian, M. [Views of Constantinople]

Panorama comprised of four single albumen prints. There is some overlap between the images. Each print is captioned and numberd in the negative: Pointe du Serail. / 137; Vue du pont. / 42; Vue de la corne d'Or. / 138; Vieux pont. /143.
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101C Lot P10 Gülmez Frères, Panorama du Bosphore, between 1875 and 1880
Gülmez Frères, Panorama du Bosphore

Panorama comprised of five joined albumen prints. Prints individually captioned in negative. Red leather cover with gilt-embossed title.
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102 Lot P11 Sengès, Germain-Ferdinand, Le Bosphore de la mer Noire à la Corne d'Or, Constantinople, I., 1878
Sengès, Germain-Ferdinand, Le Bosphore de la mer Noire à la Corne d'Or, Constantinople, I.

Panorama comprised of six joined albumen prints. Half-bound green leather cover, with green cloth; gilt-stamped cover title.
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100 Lot P13 Photographer unknown, [Interior of St. Sophie], 1880
Photographer unknown, [Interior of St. Sophie]

Panorama comprised of six joined albumen prints (two rows of three prints); mounted on board.
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102A Lot P15 Photographer unknown, Smyrne, 1880
Photographer unknown, Smyrne

Joined panorama comprised of six albumen prints. Bound in green cloth; gilt-stamped cover title.
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102B Lot P16 Photographer unknown, Salonique, 1880
Photographer unknown, Salonique

Joined panorama comprised of four albumen prints. Bound in green cloth; gilt-stamped cover title.
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100 P17 Berggren, Guillaume, Panorama d'Isnik (Nicaea) près de la station Mekedjé, 1880
Berggren, Guillaume, Panorama d'Isnik (Nicaea) près de la station Mekedjé

Panorama comprised of two joined albumen prints. Mounted on board with printed decorative border and printed Turkish caption. Right print signed in negative.
100 P18 Photographer unknown, Panorama de Phillipoli, 1890
Photographer unknown, Panorama de Phillipoli

Panorama comprised of two joined albumen prints; unmounted. Title from annotation on verso.
100 P20 Sébah & Joaillier, Vue prise de Cournèlia, Pergame, 1890
Sébah & Joaillier, Vue prise de Cournèlia, Pergame

Panorama comprised of two loose albumen prints. Right print signed, dated, numbered and captioned in negative.
100 P21 Photographer unknown, Constantinople, un coin du Bosphore à Cheropia; Constantinople, un coin du Bosphore à Buyuk Deré, 1919
Photographer unknown, Constantinople, un coin du Bosphore à Cheropia; Constantinople, un coin du Bosphore à Buyuk Deré

Panorama comprised of two joined gelatin silver prints. Title and dates from annotations pencilled on versos.


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