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View of Begova Džamija and Sahat Kula

View of Begova Džamija and Sahat Kula, © Mehmed A. Akšamijaenlarge


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Object:View of Begova Džamija and Sahat Kula
Description:View of Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque and Sahat kula against the southern slopes. The minaret dominates the full length and centre left of the photograph. The right half is dominated by the Sahat kula. In some distance, but precisely in the centre between the two, is the tower of Sveti Ante Padovanski Church.
Comment:This photograph was probably taken from Logavina Street, like 4892 and 4893. Analogue photographic process, negative-positive (Agfa Isopan 17 DIN). Original preserved as a negative, stored as a negative and a digital record.
Location:Sarajevo, Baščaršija
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, 98.
Copyright:Mehmed A. Akšamija
Archive:Alija M. Akšamija private collection, Sarajevo (Collection Sarajevski ciklus 1938./39. – Panorame i vedute Sarajeva, Begova džamija i sahat kula), Inv. No.: A.M.A. N 64 39
Editors:Mehmed A. Akšamija, Kristina Ilić, Nataša Mišković