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

Dancing couples in a jazz venue

Dancing couples in a jazz venue, © Cengiz Kahramanenlarge


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Object:Dancing couples in a jazz venue
Description:Couples are dancing in a restaurant, surrounded by men and women sitting at tables on each side of the dance floor. A smartly dressed boy is standing by one of the tables. A band is playing at the back of the room, which is decorated with heavy, roped curtains and a big painting with a broad frame hanging on the window front. 
Location:Istanbul, Beyoğlu (probably)
Country:Turkey (contemporary)
Turkey (historical)
Keywords:510 Living Standards and Routines > 517 Leisure Time Activities
530 Arts > 535 Dancing
530 Arts > 533 Music
180 Total Culture > 181 Ethos
180 Total Culture > 184 Cultural Participation
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Cengiz Kahraman
Archive:Cengiz Kahraman, Istanbul (Collection Private collection), Inv. No.: CAZ BAND - CAFE SANTAN - DANS - EGLENCE - 02
Editors:Yorick Tanner, Cengiz Kahraman, Nataša Mišković