The Ottoman Sultan’s Albums at Budapest University of Technology and Economics

in Turkish Historical Review
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In the nineteenth century, the Ottoman empire’s large-scale development was illustrated by the new medium of photography. Different territories of the empire were photographed and Ignác Alpár, a significant architect of Hungarian Historicism, purchased some of these photographs. Alpár’s interest in oriental art derived from the ideology of Turanism believing that a Hungarian national style could be developed with the use of oriental motifs. One of the photographs (‘Tombs of Mamluks, Cairo’) of the collection provides some evidence of this idea. The essay develops the background and evidence for the Hungarian-oriental relationship at the turn of the nineteenth-twentieth century.

The Ottoman Sultan’s Albums at Budapest University of Technology and Economics

in Turkish Historical Review

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    Yılmaz Ömer FarukBoğaziçi’ne Tüp Geçit: Sultan İkinci Abdülhamid Han’ın Tüp Geçit (Tünel-i-Bahri) Projeleri (Istanbul: Çamlıca2010) p. 5.

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    Akyürek Göksun“A comparative reading of the pursuit into the ‘East’ for national expression in Turkish and Hungarian architecture” in Thirteenth International Congress of Turkish ArtDávid Géza and Ibolya Gerelyes (eds.) (Budapest: Hungarian National Museum 2009) pp. 59–60.

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    In 1917Károly Kós carried out research in Istanbul with a scholarship from the Hungarian Institute. As a summary of his research he wrote a book on the history of the city and its architecture see Kós Károly Sztambul: Várostörténet és architektura [Istanbul: Urban History and Architecture] (Budapest: Franklin-Társulat 1918). It was also published in Turkish: Kós Károly: Şehir Tarihi ve Mimarisi Naciye Güngörmüş (trans.) (Ankara: T.C. Kültür Bakanlığı 1995).

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    Ágoston Gábor“Politics and historiography: the development of Turkish and Balkan studies in Hungary and the Hungarian Research Institute in Istanbul” in The TurksGüzel Hasan Celal C. Cem Oguz and Osman Karatay (eds.) vol. iv (Ankara: Yeni Türkiye Publication 2002) p. 711.

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    Bloch and FridrichBudapesti Építőmesterek Ipartestülete iv. évkönyv p. 58.

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    el Kadi Galia and Alain BonnamyArchitecture for the Dead: Cairo’s Medieval Necropolis (Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press2007) p. 15.

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    Surveying: Williams CarolineIslamic Monuments in Cairo (Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press2002) p. 105.

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    The signatures of the photographers’ ateliers – Abdullah Fréres, Sèbah & Joailliers, Bonfils

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    The register on the cover: ‘Inheritance of Alpár’

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    Ignác Alpár: Plan of the Historical Hall, 1893

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    Tombe dei Mamelucchi, Cairo

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    Mausoleum of Emir Sudun, 1504, highlighted on the photograph of Figure 4”Tombe dei Mamelucchi, Cairo”

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    The Mausoleum of Emir Sudun and its schematic copy on the surround of the photograph “Tombe dei Mamelucchi, Cairo”

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    The relationship between the photograph and the plan. The mausoleum of Emir Sudun, the graphics on the frame of the photograph “Tombe dei Mamelucchi, Cairo”, and the side bay of the facade of the Historical Hall designed by Ignác Alpár

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