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Spectators in Taksim Stadium

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Object:Spectators in Taksim Stadium
Description:Spectators are lined up along a playing field. Close up, a man with a moustache and flat cap turns his head to the photographer. Further off, a young man in a student cap is chewing on something. The background consists of a stand full of spectators standing against the wall of an old building displaying a large billboard.
Comment:The photograph was taken in the context of a sports article in Cumhuriyet. The specators are watching the Galatasaray vs. Fenerbahçe football game in Taksim stadı on 30 November 1930. The article gives an attendance figure of close to five thousand. The game ended in a 0-0 draw.
Location:Istanbul, Taksim
Country:Turkey (contemporary)
Turkey (historical)
Type:Photographic negative
Creator:Görgüç, Namık or Giz, Selahattin
Keywords:520 Recreation > 526 Athletic Sports
540 Commercialized Entertainment > 542 Commercialized Sports
510 Living Standards and Routines > 517 Leisure Time Activities
520 Recreation > 522 Humor
Bibliography:Galatasaray Fenerbahçe dün beraber kaldılar. Cumhuriyet, 1 December 1934.
Copyright:Yapı Kredi bank
Archive:Yapı Kredi tarih arşivi, Istanbul (Collection Selahattin Giz), Inv. No.: 16/0026F
Editor:Joël László