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

Confectionery stand on Eminönü Square

Confectionery stand on Eminönü Square, © Cengiz Kahramanenlarge


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Object:Confectionery stand on Eminönü Square
Description:A man in a dark coat and a felt cap is standing in front of the display of an Aşure stand. He is holding a spoon in his right hand and eating something with his left. The market stand is in front of him with displays of Aşure and a large metal kettle. A man in a felt cap and apron is busy with the kettle and at the same time looks towards the customer and the camera. In the background, a wall belonging to Yeni cami.
Comment:Aşure is a dessert made of beans, chickpeas, wheat, rice, raisins, walnuts, pomegranate and sugar. It is widespread in Turkey and the Middle East.
Location:Istanbul, Eminönü, Fatih
Country:Turkey (contemporary)
Turkey (historical)
Type:Photographic negative
Creator:Görgüç, Namık
Keywords:430 Exchange > 432 Buying and Selling
260 Food Consumption
250 Food Processing > 252 Food Preparation
410 Tools and Appliances > 415 Utensils
Copyright:Cengiz Kahraman
Archive:Cengiz Kahraman, Istanbul (Collection Private collection), Inv. No.: ASURE SATICISI - YENICAMI - EKIM -NGTF
Editors:Yorick Tanner, Cengiz Kahraman, Nataša Mišković