Abdülhamid II

Art and architecture that coincided with the reign of Abdülhamid II, who ruled from 1876 to 1909. During his reign, he constructed a mosque at Yaldiz with miniature lakes, fountains, waterfalls, and bridges. Great attention to patterning and inlays is evident in the sultan's own tables at Yaldiz, which were set with mother-of-pearl.

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Abdülhamid II
ʻAbd-al-Ḥamīd II
Abdül-Hamid II
Abdülhamit II
Abdul Hamid II Spanish
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Refers to the art and architecture that coincided with the reign of Abdülhamid II, who ruled from 1876 to 1909. During his reign, he constructed a mosque at Yaldiz with miniature lakes, fountains, waterfalls, and bridges. Great attention to patterning and inlays is evident in the sultan's own tables at Yaldiz, which were set with mother-of-pearl.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300021702. The J. Paul Getty Trust.