|A photo taken
on the seafront of Galata [Karaköy] around 1900, that seems
to have a Punta feel to it, with English language signs such as ‘London
house’ indicating its international and Levantine mixture. Galata
tower is visible in the distance.|
functioning Sankt Georg Austrian hospital at Galata, near the Austrian school.|
of Galata, the seafront.
where the many of the bankers had their offices, such as this Max
Fruchtermann’s view of the central branch of the Deutsche
Orient Bank in 1900. The last manager of the Deutche
Orient Bank was Hans Von Aulock (1906-1981) coming to Istanbul in 1940,
but not returning to Germany when the bank ceased operations for good in
1944. He spent the rest of his life in Turkey developing extensive archaeological,
literary and numismatic collections.
turn of the century tinted postcard view of Galata looking up the main throughfare
to Pera, Yüksek-kaldırım [high pavement].
19th century view of the Galata tower, showing the pairs of walls to which
it was formerly connected|
in 1911, viewed from the opposite shore|
and the old town viewed from the top of Galata tower, c. 1890|