Blue Mosque, TurkeyArtist(s)Marilyn BridgesArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date2004Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)Subject matter
Marilyn Bridges describes the markings and monuments that she photographs from above as “the messages of humankind.” As a pilot and photographer, she documents contemporary landscapes connected to ancient times, which addresses the human relationship to the earth and environment. This photograph depicts the Blue Mosque, also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, in Turkey. Situated in the city of Instabul, this active mosque overlooks the ocean. It features hand-painted tiles, five main domes, eight secondary domes, and six minarets.Physical Description
This photograph shows an aerial view of a mosque positioned on a hilltop overlooking a cityscape on a coast.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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domes (architectural elements)