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19-May-2014 Dick Osseman

Bursa Emir Sultan Camii May 2014 7079.jpg

On the picture: The congregation hall, with the mihrab’ (prayer niche, which indicates the direction of Mecca) and the ‘minber’ (pulpit where the imam/prayer leader stands to deliver sermons). The room is 15,20 x 15,20 m large. The complete interior is executed in 19th century late-Ottoman ‘Turkish Baroque’ style, which was influenced by European Neo-Classicism (and more specifically here by the French ‘Nouvel Empire’ style).

Note: The term ‘Turkish Baroque’ is a general one; if necessary, more specific terms can be used: ‘Barok’ (= Neo-Baroque), ‘Rokoko’ (= Neo-Rococo) or ‘Ampir’ (= ‘Nouvel Empire’).

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: ‘Vakıf Abideler ve eski Eserler’ - Vakıflar Genel Müdürlüğü III, Ankara 1983 .

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