Traditional Ottoman Wooden House on the Asian side in Istanbul.

Traditional Ottoman Wooden House on the Asian side in Istanbul. It is in Moda, Kadikoy a neighbourhood which has very few of these old homes still standing. This house has been restored in the past couple of years.

Some of the most opulent cornice boards I've ever seen.  Victorian designers and homeowners left no detail unembellished.  Over-the-top included walls, ceilings, and drapes.

Some of the most opulent cornice boards I've ever seen. Victorian designers and homeowners left no detail unembellished. Over-the-top included walls, ceilings, and drapes.

Haydarpaşa train station - İstanbul

Haydarpaşa train station - İstanbul terminis of the Orient express from Paris

Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent painting by the Italian painter Tiziano Vecellio (1488-1576).

Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent painting by the Italian painter Tiziano Vecellio

ONE OF THE OLDEST PHOTOGRAPHS OF ISTANBUL, USKUDAR, 1842 İstanbulun En Eski Fotoğraflarından Biri, Üsküdar, 1842

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Family relaxing in their Yali (water front home on the Bosphorus), Turkey. 1975

Family relaxing in their Yali (water front home on the Bosphorus), Istanbul, Turkey

During the Irish Great Femine(Holocaust), Ottoman Sultan Abdülmecid declared his intention to send 10,000 sterling to Irish farmers but Queen Victoria requested that the Sultan send only 1,000 sterling, because she had sent only 2,000 sterling. The Sultan sent the 1,000 sterling but also secretly sent 3 ships full of food. The English courts tried to block the ships, but the food arrived at Drogheda harbour and was left there by Ottoman sailors

In Ottoman Sultan Abdülmecid declared his intention to send sterling to Irish farmers but Queen Victoria requested that the Sultan send only.

Pasha Summerhouse - Taken through the window because the Summerhouse is closed to the public, resulted in interesting reflections of the garden

Pasha Summerhouse (Ottoman Caliphate/Empire) ________________________________ Taken through the window because the Summerhouse is closed to the public, resulted in interesting reflections of the garden

Fetiye Camii-Pammakaristos Church-1877 Pammakaristos Church, also known as the Church of Theotokos Pammakaristos (Greek: Θεοτόκος ἡ Παμμακάριστος, "All-Blessed Mother of God"), in 1591 converted into a mosque and known as Fethiye Mosque (Turkish: Fethiye Camii, "mosque of the conquest") and today partly a museum, is one of the most famous Byzantine churches in Constantinople.

Fetiye Camii-Pammakaristos Pammakaristos Church, also known as the…

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