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Ramadan drummer in an outskirt district

Ramadan drummer in an outskirt district, © Cengiz Kahramanenlarge


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Object:Ramadan drummer in an outskirt district
Description:A Ramadan drummer and another man are standing on a street in an outskirt district in front of the entrance to a house, which is hidden by a dry stone wall. A third man is walking towards them on an unpaved path, smiling into the camera. The street is bordered by dry stone walls on both sides. The arm and the coat of a fourth person loom into the picture from the left.
Comment:Photographs of Ramadan musicians were often printed on the first day of Ramadan celebrations.
Date:Not before 1925, Not after 1940
Country:Turkey (contemporary)
Turkey (historical)
Keywords:530 Arts > 533 Music
530 Arts > 534 Musical Instruments
570 Interpersonal Relations > 571 Social Relationships and Groups
730 Social Problems > 735 Poverty
520 Recreation > 527 Rest Days and Holidays
Copyright:Cengiz Kahraman
Archive:Cengiz Kahraman, Istanbul (Collection Private collection), Inv. No.: BAYRAM - RAMAZAN - ESKI SOKAK- DAVULCU
Editors:Joël László, Cengiz Kahraman