The stereoscopic glass slides in the collection contain photographs of archaeological sites taken by scholars visiting western Anatolia between about 1895 and 1910. The collection consists of albumin images on glass, with each image having both negative and positive. Purchased from a private collector in Paris in 2008, the collection sheds light on the history, architecture, and lifestyle of the period concerned.
Institution: KOÇ UNIVERSITY AKMED
Curation: Private Collector (Ahmet Abut)
Format: Each glass slide is 44 x 107 mm and within 31 boxes, each box contains 25 slides.The dimensions of some slides are 9 x 60 mm and in three original cardboard boxes.
The original glass was scanned from the slides and digitized and they are available online since 2018.
The original glass slides can be examined at AKMED Library by making an appointment.
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It was purchased in 2008 from a private collector in Paris. Metadata were arranged in accordance with the standards and transferred to ContenDM in its current jpeg form in 2018.
It contains photographs of archaeological sites taken Savans who visited Western Anatolia about 1895 to 1910. The images mostly belong to the cities of Aizonai, Heraclia, Sardes, Aphrodisias, Troia, Pergamon, Izmir and Bursa, which are important cities of Ionia, Caria and Phrygia regions in ancient times.
The collection was digitized by scanning at 300 dpi in jpeg format with slide scanner in 2014. The digitized images were uploaded to CONTENTdm because its current digital form meets the need.