1. Hagia Sophia, Istanbul: Apse Mosaic of Virgin and Child

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    This film documents the conservation and restoration work carried out by the Byzantine Institute at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. It illustrates a close-up view of the apse mosaic of the Virgin and Christ child, as well as the fieldworkers tracing the mosaics under the supervision of Thomas Whittemore. It also contains an image of the fieldwork tools used during conservation and restoration. Filmed in 1936 on a 16mm KodaChrome Safety Film. This films relates to: http://vimeo.com/64418763. Please go here for more information: http://www.doaks.org/icfa/moving-image-collections/hagia-sophia. Preferred Citation: Film: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul: Apse Mosaic of Virgin and Child, The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s, MS.BZ.004-02-04, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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    • Turkey, Views of Istanbul

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      from Samuel Magal / Added

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      2011 Expedition. Full HD, Photographer:Samuel Magal

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      • Istanbul

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        from Iida Y. / Added

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        An audiovisual postcard from Istanbul.

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        • A Tourist in Turkey

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          This travelogue from Turkey features no music or special editing. It is merely a series of moving-images that attempt to capture the complexity of the Turkish culture. From Istanbul to Cappadocia, Neeko Paluzzi is a single tourist among a sea of them. See more of his work: WanderingThrough.ca

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          • Hagia Sophia, Istanbul: Conservation Techniques for Mosaics, Part 1

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            This film documents the conservation and restoration work carried out by the Byzantine Institute at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. It illustrates the Archangel mosaic and the fieldworkers drilling and repairing above the Archangel's mouth. The film also depicts the north tympanum lunette mosaics that represent Saint Ignatios Theophoros and Saint John Chrysostom. The first part of the film was filmed in ca. 1936, while the second part likely dates to 1940; both parts were filmed were on a 16mm KodaChrome Safety Film. Please go here for more information: http://www.doaks.org/icfa/moving-image-collections/hagia-sophia. Preferred Citation: Film: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul: Conservation Techniques for Mosaics, Part 1, The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s, MS.BZ.004-02-04, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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            • This is Istanbul

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              Travel podcast from the glorious 12.5million populated city of Istanbul. Features video and images from the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia, plus a boat ride on the Bosphorus and a look around the delightful Swissotel The Bosphorus

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              • Marvels of Turkey

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                This is a typical tourist's look. Being in Turkey for the first time, I registered the most amazing sites. Thus, I got enchanted with the Cappadocia landscapes and, above all, with the City of the Cities i.e. Istanbul. Not so much with its historical and religious monuments, as with its unbelievable architectual and human variety. Ankara, on the other hand, is an interesting evidence of Atatürk's cult. The Aegean Turkey was a disappointment, but ...

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                • Hagia Sophia, Istanbul: Imperial Portraits and South Vestibule Mosaics

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                  This film documents the conservation and restoration work carried out by the Byzantine Institute at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. It illustrates the following locations, scenes, or subjects: south gallery imperial portraits; John and Irene with Virgin enthroned with Christ child and Alexios; Constantine IX and Zoe with Christ enthroned; the Deesis; multiple cross medallions; south vestibule lunette of Justinian and Constantine before the Virgin enthroned and Christ child. Filmed in 1943 on a 16mm Kodachrome Safety Film. Please go here for more information: http://www.doaks.org/icfa/moving-image-collections/hagia-sophia. Preferred Citation: Film: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul: Imperial Portraits and South Vestibule Mosaics, The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s, MS.BZ.004-02-04, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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                  • Hagia Sophia, Istanbul: Restoration of the North Tympanum Mosaics, Part 1

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                    This film documents the conservation and restoration work carried out by the Byzantine Institute at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. It shows Thomas Whittemore and the fieldworkers cleaning and restoring the north tympanum lunette mosaics of Saint John Chrysostom and Saint Ignatius Theophoros. It also illustrates the mosaics before and after cleaning. Filmed in 1940 on a 16mm KodaChrome Safety Film. This film relates to the following: http://vimeo.com/64316403 and http://vimeo.com/64334568. Please go here for more information: http://www.doaks.org/icfa/moving-image-collections/hagia-sophia. Preferred Citation: Film: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul: Restoration of the North Tympanum Mosaics, Part 1,The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s, MS.BZ.004-02-04, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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                    • Europe 2009 - Istanbul

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