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[Turbeh]

Caption in album reads, "A "Turbeh" or a cemetery in the yard of a mosque. Many here in Stamboul. Tradition demanded that the building of the mosque and his relatives be buried in the courtyard."

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[Towers at Roumeli Hissar]

Caption in album reads, "The towers at Roumeli Hissar built Mahomed II Fatih (conqueror) just before conquering Constantinople in 1453. Robert College, an American institution is on the hills above. The towers were built in 3 months. The labo...

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[Istanbul]

Caption in album reads, "Stamboul or old Constantinople in the foreground, the Galata Bridge to the right, the Golden Horn to the left, Pera and Galata, the foreign section of Constantinople across the bridge."

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[Alexander Sarcophagus]

Typed caption in album reads, "The Sarcophagus alleged to be Alexander's.--This sarcophagus was discovered at Saida in 1887 by Hamdi Bey, and is of Pentelic marble; it is 10 feet 8 inches long, 5 feet 7 inches broad, and broken off in ex...

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[Interior view of The Baghdad Kiosk]

Photograph is numbered 3487. The typed caption in the album reads, "Bagdad Kiosk, to which the Sultan withdraws to rest, when he comes in mid-Ramazan to worship at the Shrine of the Prophet's Cloak, is the next place show to victors. It ...

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