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Abdullah frčres [Attributed to]
Portrait of Ahmed Cevad Pasha
Collodion paper print
23 x 14.5 cm
Bassenge Photography Auctions
19th – 21st Century Photography, 8 December 2021, Lot: 4003
Ahmed Cevad Pasha was Ottoman Governor of Crete (1890-1891), Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (Sept. 1891-June 1895) and Military Governor of Syria (July 1897-Oct. 1898). – Fold mark in mid section, crease in lower right corner and upper left, otherwise in good condition. With: Portrait of an unidentified high ranking Army officer of the Ottoman Empire.
Lit.: Bahattin Öztuncay. The Photographers of Constantinople. Pioneers, Studios and Artists from 19th Century Istanbul. Istanbul 2006 (2nd edition): see vol. 2, ill. p. 401 (variant).