The Spirit of Survival : Armenians through the Camera's Eye
Exhbit Label:
PRESENTING THE BRIDE AND GROOM
Kharpert, Historic Armenia, Ottoman Empire, 1892
The bride, from cosmopolitan Constantinople, wears a European styled gown and veil, and the "queen" decoration at her hairline under the veil. The groom, to the left of the bride, wears the "king" decoration on his fez (brimless hat). The gunkahayr (godfather) stands to the right of the bride.
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Ardashess Hampar
Photo ID#:
HAMPAR, Ardashess 15–79
Place:
Kharpert/Harput/Elazig/Kharpert Vilayet/Mamuretulaziz Vilayet/Ottoman Empire/Turkey
Date:
1892
Photographer:
Unknown
People:
Hampar, Ardashess
Hampartzoumian, Hripsime Karajian
Hampartzoumian, Bagdasar
Fermanian, Hagop
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