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View of Sarajevo’s old town from Logavina Ulica I

View of Sarajevo’s old town from Logavina Ulica I, © Mehmed A. Akšamijaenlarge


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Object:View of Sarajevo’s old town from Logavina Ulica I
Description:City panorama taken from Logavina Street, including the old town and the mahallas of Bistrik, Mahmutovac, Širokača and Čolina Kapa on the southern slopes. The focus is on the minaret of Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque set in relation to the minaret of Brdo Mosque in Širokača. Together with Sahat kula, they form a triangle.
Comment:Analogue photographic process, negative-positive (Agfa Isopan 17 DIN). Original preserved as a negative, stored as a negative and a digital record.
Location:Sarajevo, Logavina ulica
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Creator:Akšamija, Alija M.
Dimensions:Negative: 60mm x 60mm
Positive: 300mm x 300mm
Keywords:100 Orientation > 103 Place Names
130 Geography > 131 Location
340 Structures > 341 Architecture
340 Structures > 346 Religious and Educational Structures
Bibliography:Akšamija, Mehmed A. (2015): Alija M. Akšamija – Monografija arhivografije. Sarajevo: BANU. Vol. I, 96.
Copyright:Mehmed A. Akšamija
Archive:Alija M. Akšamija private collection, Sarajevo (Collection Sarajevski ciklus 1938./39. – Panorame i vedute Sarajeva - od Begove do Brdo džamije), Inv. No.: A.M.A. N 56 39
Editors:Mehmed A. Akšamija, Kristina Ilić, Nataša Mišković