Over 6,000 photographs collected by Pierre de Gigord document the Ottoman Empire and its transformation into the Republic
of Turkey, ca. 1852-1950. Included are pamphlets and offprints regarding photography in the Ottoman Empire.
Pierre de Gigord, a French business man who has lived and worked in Asia, assembled his photograph collection over a period
of more than 12 years.
Library Reproductions and Permissions.
Open for use by qualified researchers. The collection is partially cataloged.