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View taken from inside boat of the man rowing the boat. Water, boats and minarets in the background.

"Minarets of great mosques, Haghia Sophia and Sultan Ahmet, dominate the skyline of Istanbul's Golden Horn. A water taxi carries its passenger toward kayiks in sailing from all over the Aegean . . . [February 1947.]" The World of Allah, p. 258.