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Alinda, Turkey

Accession Number
2012/2.53

Title
Alinda, Turkey

Artist(s)
Marilyn Bridges

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
2004

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)

Credit Line
Gift 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. In this photograph, the ruins of Alinda, Turkey, are depicted alongside the modern town of Karpuzlu. The ruins consist of a fortress and tombs.

Physical Description
This photograph depicts an aeriel view of ancient ruins situated next to a town on a hillside.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
aerial photography
cities
fortresses
hills
ruins

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