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Name of Object:

Photograph of the copy of the fountain of Ahmed III

Location:

Vienna, Austria

Holding Institution:

MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art

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Date of Object:

c. 1873

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Photography

Description:

The Austrian Empire was very interested in fostering trade relations with the Ottoman Empire. To that end, a copy of the fountain of Ahmed III in Istanbul was built in Vienna on the occasion of the 1873 World's Fair.

Citation of this web page:

"Photograph of the copy of the fountain of Ahmed III" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2020. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;at;17;en;N

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MWNF Working Number: AT 017

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