University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Nancy Micklewright

Looking at the Past

Nineteenth Century Images of Constantinople as Historic Documents

By: Nancy Micklewright

Unlace events in more re­mote periods (the Bronze Age, Classical Antiquity, or even the Renaissance), the events and people of the last century seem close to us, and therefore more comprehensible. The study of the 19th century Middle East seems deceptively easy—there are many, many objects, texts, and even pic­tures concerned with what went on and […]