Istanbul When It Was Constantinople 150 Years Ago

  • August 24, 2015
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This series of photos shows old Constantinople in the Ottoman Empire, now known as Istanbul, Turkey. They were taken some time in the late 19th century.

Mosque of Sultan Bayazid in Istanbul, Turkey

Source: Library of Congress

Mosque of Tophane in Istanbul, Turkey

Source: Library of Congress

View of bazaars in Istanbul, Turkey

Source: Library of Congress

Hagia Sofia in Istanbul, Turkey

Source: Library of Congress