Ottoman Ephemera
Artist(s)/Author(s): Hande Sever
Format: Book, Archive Item, Paper Document(s), Photographic Material
Dimensions: 14 x 8
Date Published/Produced: 1920
Reference Number: 31427.Se
Acquisition Date: 1/23/2020

Mostly includes ephemera obtained from Istanbul's second-hand bazaars – some of the materials date back to 1920. Consists of newspapers and books published in Greek, Ottoman and Armenian, and also a carte de visit: representations of women, eunuchs and children from Qajar Iran and the Ottoman Empire, examples of political caricature from early Turkish Republic and contemporary publications from Armenian (Agos) and Greek (Apoyevmatini) owned publishing houses in Istanbul can be found in this archive.