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Sunset behind minarets of Hagia Sophia (St. Sophia, Ayasofya Mosque, Cami-i Kebir) and Beyazit Tower in Bosphorus. Istanbul, Turkey. 2002.
Hagia Sophia (St. Sophia, Ayasofya Camii, Cami-i Kebir). Istanbul, Turkey. 2004.
Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii). Istanbul, Turkey. 2004.
Cradlle. Topkapi Palace. Istanbul, Turkey. 1993.
Fountains and pools, interior of hospital. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. The hospital is a two-story building with a central courtyard surrounded by porticoes, and designed as a hospital where cures included the soothing sound of flowing water from the fountains. In terms of architecture, pool is an element which relaxes patients psychologically and offers mental treatment with the sound produced by the movements of water in...
Hospital interior. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. Together with the two lateral smaller Iwanen in the north and the south and the vestibule creates a cross-shaped ground plan. The semi-circular side wall of the fields are filled with Ostiwans formed from depressions fan shapes. Larger rooms in the outer corners and smaller on both sides of the Ivane complete on the long sides the plan. They are to enter through doors all of the...
Interior of hospital. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası).. Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. The small entrance door leads through a vestibule, from which extend two lateral side rooms, in an approximately 13 × 14.5 meters large hall, which is lit up like the mosque in the center through the window of a high tambour. According to the plan of a Persian four- Ivan - building is located opposite the entrance on the east side, a wide open space ( Ivan ) with a ribbed vault,...
Motif on hospital portal. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000.
Motif in the decoration of the hospital portal. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. Both the geometric and the vegetal motifs in the decoration of the north portal of the mosque find their counterparts in the decoration of the hospital portal on the western façade. However, these elements are used far more sparingly on the hospital portal which is especially remarkable for the seemingly gothicizing profile of its grand projecting arch,...
Portal detail of hospital. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000.
Foundation inscription of the hospital. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. The three-line foundation inscription of the hospital is located just below the mullion window:  "The just queen, in need of God Almighty’s pardon, Turan Malik, daughter of the fortunate king Fakhr ad-din Bahramshah, ordered the building of this blessed house of healing, longing for God Almighty’s benevolence. May God accept it, Amen. In...
Detail from portal of hospital. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. A highly decorated mullion window above the entrance forms the visual focus of the entire composition. There are circular moldings, one representing the sun and one the moon.
Close-up view of hospital portal. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. Not as densely decorated as the north portal of the mosque, the hospital portal nonetheless displays motifs executed in similarly high-relief carving. These include stylized vegetal motifs, large projecting medallions in crescent surrounds filled with star motifs as well as a pair of stylized plant forms surmounted by human heads (with their facial features mutilated...
View of portal of hospital. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. The portal consists of two slightly pointed arches, one set within the other, projecting from the wall of the hospital. Within the arches is a rectangular recess in which the centrally located door is surrounded by elaborate decoration in relief, over which there is a large rectangular window with a column in the middle of it. There are circular moldings with human figures...
View of portal of hospital. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. The portal dominates the western façade, as it rises to the full height of the hospital walls, which are taller than the walls of the adjoining mosque.
View of Portal of hospital. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. The hospital is entered through its portal located on the western façade. Different in design from the north portal of the mosque, the hospital portal is framed by a monumental pointed arch and features a window in the center. The stone carving here is of the same quality as the main mosque portal but is less dense and appears, in certain places, to be unfinished. The...
Portal of hospital (Darussifa). Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. The hospital, situated next to the Great Mosque is, in itself, a masterpiece of stone carving. It shares a splendid unity with the Great Mosque. The hospital is a two-story building with a central courtyard surrounded by porticoes, and designed as a hospital where cures included the soothing sound of flowing water from the fountains.
Western façade of Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000.Built by the architect Hürrem Shah of Ahlat in 1288. This building complex was commissioned in the 13th century by Ahmet Shah and his wife Melike Turan of the Principality of Mengüçlü. Renowned for its monumental architecture and traditional stone carving decorations of Anatolia, this masterpiece, with its two-domed mosque, hospital and tomb, was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage...
Detail from north portal of mosque. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. The main entrance to the mosque is on the northern side and is marked by a tall portal which is celebrated for the quality and density of its high-relief stone carving. The north portal of the mosque has particularly imposing and extensively decorated disks.The protruding from the wall rectangular structure of the northern portal dominates the only the eaves and is...
Detail from north portal of mosque. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. Built by the architect Hürrem Shah of Ahlat in 1288. The protruding from the wall rectangular structure of the northern portal dominates the only the eaves and is the dominant element of the overall facade design dar. The wreath of life used on the portal on the north facade is noteworthy, as it depicts an imaginary plant world that only existed in the imagination of...
Detail from north portal of mosque. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. Built by the architect Hürrem Shah of Ahlat in 1288. The protruding from the wall rectangular structure of the northern portal dominates the only the eaves and is the dominant element of the overall facade design dar. Its contours and inner structure are geometric and partially dimensional dissolved kicking floral ornaments from the surface.
Detail from north portal of mosque. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. The main entrance to the mosque is on the northern side and is marked by a tall portal which is celebrated for the quality and density of its high-relief stone carving. The north portal of the mosque has particularly imposing and extensively decorated disks.The protruding from the wall rectangular structure of the northern portal dominates the only the eaves and is...
North portal of mosque. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. Built by the architect Hürrem Shah of Ahlat in 1288. The protruding from the wall rectangular structure of the northern portal dominates the only the eaves and is the dominant element of the overall facade design dar. Its contours and inner structure are geometric and partially dimensional dissolved kicking floral ornaments from the surface.
North portal of mosque. Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000.The exuberance of the high-relief carving on this portal is evident especially in the garland like arrangement of highly stylized vegetal motifs such as leafs,split palmettes, intersectings tems, and blossoms as well as large medallions in crescent surrounds which join each other to embellish the grand rectangular frame.
Hexagonal dome and minaret of Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. It is one of the best preserved and, in its design and realisation, one of the finest buildings of the Turkish middle ages. The interior, with its 25 openings with five naves running towards the qibla and five naves running perpendicular to this is the finest example of the Anatolian interpretation of the multi-columned Arab mosque typology.
General view of Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (Divriği Ulu Camii ve Daruşifası). Sivas, Turkey. August 15, 2000. Built by the architect Hürrem Shah of Ahlat in 1288. This building complex was commissioned in the 13th century by Ahmet Shah and his wife Melike Turan of the Principality of Mengüçlü. Renowned for its monumental architecture and traditional stone carving decorations of Anatolia, this masterpiece, with its two-domed mosque, hospital and tomb, was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List...
Detail from facade of Gökmedrese.(Gök Medrese, literally Sky Madrasah or Blue Madrasah), aka Sahibiye Medresesi, is a 13th-century madrasa, an Islamic educational institution, in Sivas, Turkey. August 14, 2000. It is an example of the use of marble in thirteenth-century Anatolia. The porch, with the exception of the minarets and their supports, is made of brick completely covered with grey and white marble. The fountain embedded in the wall on the left side of the portal, and the door leading to the...
Detail from portal of Gökmedrese.(Gök Medrese literally Sky Madrasa or Blue Madrasah), aka Sahibiye Medresesi, is a 13th-century madrasa, an Islamic educational institution, in Sivas, Turkey. August 14, 2000. It is an example of the use of marble in thirteenth-century Anatolia.
 Martyrs Lane (Şəhidlər Xiyabanı). Baku, Azerbaijan. 1992.. Dedicated to those killed by the Soviet Army during Black January and later to those killed in Nagorno-Karabakh War.
Portal of Gökmedrese.(Gök Medrese, literally Sky Madrasah or Blue Madrasah), aka Sahibiye Medresesi, is a 13th-century madrasa, an Islamic educational institution, in Sivas, Turkey. August 14, 2000. It is an example of the use of marble in thirteenth-century Anatolia. The porch, with the exception of the minarets and their supports, is made of brick completely covered with grey and white marble. The fountain embedded in the wall on the left side of the portal, and the door leading to the integrated...
View of Gökmedrese.(Gök Medrese,literally Sky Madrasah or Blue Madrasah), aka Sahibiye Medresesi, is a 13th-century madrasa, an Islamic educational institution, in Sivas, Turkey. August 14, 2000. It is an example of the use of marble in thirteenth-century Anatolia.
County seat of Hale County, Alabama. 1935-1936.
General store interior. Moundville, Alabama. 1936 July.
Gas station and gospel mission. Cleveland, Ohio. 1937 August.
Vernon Evans (with his family) of Lemmon, South Dakota. Leaving grasshopper-ridden and drought-stricken area for a new start in Oregon or Washington. Expects to arrive at Yakima in time for hop picking. Live in tent. Makes about two hundred miles a day in Model T Ford. Near Missoula, Montana on Highway 10. 1936 July.
Fruit tramps from California who have come to the Yakima Valley for apple thinning. Yakima, Washington. 1936 July.
Interior of fruit worker's tent. Yakima, Washington. 1936 July.
United Cooperative Society store. Fitchburg, Massachusetts. 1936 February.
Slums. Washington, D.C. 1935 November.
Three members of ladies' quintette at community sing. Pie Town, New Mexico. 1940 June.
Second-hand tires displayed for sale. San Marcos, Texas. 1943 March.
Halloween party. Camp talent provides music for dancing at Shafter camp for migrants. Shafter, California. 1938 November.
A Detroit auto graveyard. Junked autos and trucks to be shipped to scrapyards and then to the Great Lakes Steel Plant. Detroit, Michigan. 1941-1942.
Salvage. Chicago automobile graveyard. Idle scrap: it belongs in the scrap. Covering well over an acre of ground, this automobile graveyard in Chicago holds tons of vital scrap metal and rubber for which Uncle Sam has urgent need in the manufacture of armaments and other war materials. Chicago, Illinois. 1942 July.
Conservation. Scrap iron and steel. An automobile graveyard outside Baltimore, Maryland. Scrapped cars are collected in such yards in every state. Usable parts are stripped from the chassis and the remainder of the car is sent to scrap iron dealers for processing and shipment to steel mills. 1941 August.
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza. New York, New York State. 1906.
The factories. Niagara River, New York State. 1890-1899.
The Ponce de Leon, Alcazar and Cordova Hotels. St. Augustine, Florida. 1880-1897.
Car in front of garage. Minneapolis. Minnesota. November 1972.
Street in North Minneapolis. Minnesota. November 1972.

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