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The crowd on the quay to watch the Sultan or Caliph come from prayer The color guard of the Sultan's royal escort.

The crowd on the quay to watch the Sultan or Caliph come from prayer The color guard of the Sultan's royal escort.

 
 
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Photographs show crowd of people including women waiting for the Caliph during the Selamlik (the Caliph's procession to the mosque for prayer) and guards carrying a regimental standard with Arabic(?) script, Istanbul, Turkey.

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01/01/1923
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Contributors

Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924, photographer
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Location

Silahtarağa (Istanbul, Turkey)41.06667, 28.93333
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Library of Congress
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