Hagia Sophia, Istanbul: view from the nave towards the side door in the west bay of the north hall

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RIBApix ref no RIBA101011
Architect/DesignerAnthemius of Tralles
Isidore of Miletus
Artist/PhotographerSebah & Joaillier
CountryTurkey
CityIstanbul
Subject Date0563
Image Date1890
ViewInterior
StyleByzantine
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference41768/19 (Sebah & Joaillier 476)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This image was probably taken between 1890-1910. The photographers Jean (Johannes) Sebah (son of Pascal Sebah who set up his studio from the 1860s) formed a partnership with Polycarpe Joaillier from 1890. Joaillier returned to Paris in the early 1900s, but Jean Sebah continued the work of the studio with others until 1943.

Subject tags

churches, arches, interior decoration, mosques, mosaics