Members of the Municipality in front of the Konak House in downtown Smyrna, late Ottoman period. The man in the middle with grey beard and fez is probably Mithat Paşa - a famous governor of Izmir.
Members of the Municipality in a meeting discussing road building around the city, early Republican period. The same Municipality building of Izmir in Kereraltı below:
The municipality building was established as part of Tanzimat reforms, serves as an art gallery or art centre today - ‘Egemenlik Evi’.