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SIBA – A Visual Approach to Explore Everyday Life in Turkish and Yugoslav Cities, 1920s and 1930s

The Firefighters of Ankara

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Object:The Firefighters of Ankara
Description:A group of thirteen firefighters are posing in front of a house, next to a fire engine and equipment for fire fighting (firehose and fire ladder). All are wearing the same uniforms with helmets and boots, except of two, who are wearing hats.
Comment:The photograph was taken during the celebrations for the second anniversary of the Turkish Republic.
Country:Turkey (contemporary)
Turkey (historical)
Creator:Weinberg, Jean
Dimensions:Artefact: 90mm x 140mm
Keywords:340 Structures > 344 Public Structures
640 State
Copyright:VEKAM Vehbi Koç and Ankara Research Centre
Archive:Vehbi Koç ve araştırmaları merkezi, Ankara (Collection Ankara), Inv. No.: 791
Editor:Milanka Matić