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Mounted police confront protesters on Yeniçeriler Caddesi

Mounted police confront protesters on Yeniçeriler Caddesi, © Yapı Kredi bankenlarge



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Object:Mounted police confront protesters on Yeniçeriler Caddesi
Description:Mounted police chase a crowd of young men down Yeniçeriler street. The officers are wearing long coats and helmets. The young men are withdrawing. Some of them are wearing hats marking them as members of student fraternities. Against the walls of an old building, people have lined up to watch events. More spectators are standing on a wooden scaffold next to the building.
Location:Istanbul, Sultanahmet
Country:Turkey (contemporary)
Turkey (historical)
Type:Photographic negative
Creator:Görgüç, Namık or Giz, Selahattin
Keywords:570 Interpersonal Relations > 579 Brawls, Riots and Banditry
620 Community > 625 Police
660 Political Behavior > 668 Political Movements
700 Armed Forces
200 Communication > 208 Public Opinion
180 Total Culture > 186 Cultural Identity and Pride
Bibliography:Vagon Li şirketinde Çirkin bir hadise. Cumhuriyet, 24 February 1933, 2.
Copyright:Yapı Kredi bank
Archive:Yapı Kredi tarih arşivi, Istanbul (Collection Selahattin Giz), Inv. No.: 12/0213B
Editor:Joël László