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Sailing boat landing at Akıntıburnu

Sailing boat landing at Akıntıburnu, © Cengiz Kahramanenlarge


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Object:Sailing boat landing at Akıntıburnu
Description:A sailing boat with a dinghy is approaching the quay at Akıntıburnu. On the quay, which extends along the lower right section of the picture, a man in a bright shirt and a hat is pulling the boat towards him. Two men standing on the boat are handling long poles. A third man in the middle of the boat with his arms akimbo is looking towards the shore. On the left margin, at some distance, there is a rowing boat with two people aboard.
Comment:Sailing boats were used to transport goods on the Bosphorus.
Date:Not before 1925
Location:Istanbul, Akıntıburnu, Beşiktaş
Country:Turkey (contemporary)
Turkey (historical)
Creator:Görgüç, Namık
Keywords:500 Water, Air, and Space Transportation > 501 Boats
480 Travel and Transportation
340 Structures > 349 Miscellaneous Structures
Copyright:Cengiz Kahraman
Archive:Cengiz Kahraman, Istanbul (Collection Private collection), Inv. No.: AKINTIBURNU- YELKENLI- CEKEN ADAM- BOGAZ- NGTF
Editors:Yorick Tanner, Cengiz Kahraman, Nataša Mišković