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The Map That Changed the Middle East (1916)

- May 16, 2016 in colonialism, egypt, first world war, how middle east was carved up, iran, iraq, israel, Middle East, ottoman empire, palestine, Sykes Picot Agreement Map, syria, war, world war one, ww1

The map that changed the Middle East, outlining a secret agreement between the the UK and France on how they would carve up the Middle East should the Ottoman Empire be defeated in the First World War.

The Map That Changed the Middle East (1916)

- May 16, 2016 in colonialism, egypt, first world war, how middle east was carved up, iran, iraq, israel, Middle East, ottoman empire, palestine, Sykes Picot Agreement Map, syria, war, world war one, ww1

The map that changed the Middle East, outlining a secret agreement between the the UK and France on how they would carve up the Middle East should the Ottoman Empire be defeated in the First World War.

The Map That Changed the Middle East (1916)

- May 16, 2016 in colonialism, egypt, first world war, how middle east was carved up, iran, iraq, israel, Middle East, ottoman empire, palestine, Sykes Picot Agreement Map, syria, war, world war one, ww1

The map that changed the Middle East, outlining a secret agreement between the the UK and France on how they would carve up the Middle East should the Ottoman Empire be defeated in the First World War.

19th-Century Album of Ottoman Fashion

- September 3, 2015 in clothes, costumes, fashion, hats, ottoman clothing, ottoman empire, turkish costumes

An album showing various clothing and ceremonial costumes of the Ottoman Empire, including an array of very impressive hatwear.

19th-Century Album of Ottoman Fashion

- September 3, 2015 in clothes, costumes, fashion, hats, ottoman clothing, ottoman empire, turkish costumes

An album showing various clothing and ceremonial costumes of the Ottoman Empire, including an array of very impressive hatwear.

Armenians and Armenian Photographers in the Ottoman Empire

- November 7, 2014 in armenia, Curator's Choice, Featured, ottoman empire, Public Domain, street photography

Julia Grimes, research assistant at the Getty Research Institute, introduces a fascinating selection of images from the Pierre de Gigord Collection detailing Armenian life in the 19th-century Ottoman Empire, many from the studio of Armenian photographers Pascal Sebah and the Abdullah Frères.