Cihangir Camii

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Creator: 

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Creator Dates: 

1842-1918

Creator Role: 

Title Variant: 

Cihangir Mosque

Image View Description: 

Detail: Calligraphic Medallion with Quranic Inscription

Date: 

1889

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Notes: 

The original building was erected in the 16th century. It was commissioned by Sultan Suleiman I for his son Cihangir. The present building was commissioned by Sultan Abdulhamid II in 1889.

Culture: 

Subject: 

Islam

Subject 2: 

Ottoman (architecture)

Subject 3: 

Turkish (architecture)

Photographer: 

Image Source: 

Photography by Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia Universit

Image Date: 

July, 2014

Geographic Coordinates: 

41.030061, 28.986790

Record ID: 

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