Turkish woman, circa 1860-1870.

Turkish woman, circa 1860-1870

Creator: Abdullah frères

One albumen print, circa 1860-1870, of a seated Turkish woman, by Abdullah Bros. of Istanbul.

Vichen, Hovsep and Kevork Abdullah were a family of Ottoman Armenian photographers, known by their French name Abdullah frères, who operated a studio in Istanbul from 1858 to 1900. In 1863 they became official royal photographers to the Ottoman Sultan.

Smithsonian Institution image.

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