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Armenians and Armenian Photographers in the Ottoman Empire

Armenians and Armenian Photographers in the Ottoman Empire

CURATOR’S PREFERENCE #16: JULIA GRIMES FROM GETTY ANALYSIS INSTITUTE

Julia Grimes, research associate in the Getty analysis Institute, presents an amazing collection of pictures through the Pierre de Gigord Collection detailing Armenian life in the 19th-century Ottoman Empire, numerous through the studio of Armenian photographers Pascal Sebah plus the Abdullah Freres.

Benefiting from the generosity that is continued of picture collector Pierre de Gigord, the Getty Research Institute (GRI) has put together a comprehensive number of images documenting the 19th-century Ottoman Empire, particularly the region which we all know now as Turkey.

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