National Geographic : 1951 Aug
© National (eographic Society 4 Prayer Beads Screen Moslem Books on Sale Outside a Mosque Rosarylike necklaces invite purchase by visitors to Istanbul's Beyazit Mosque (page 180). Most books on the shelves are printed in Turkey's new Latin alphabet. Some older worshipers prefer Arabic texts. Kodachronies by Maynard Owen Williams + Harem Scenes Belong to Turkey's Romantic Past Antique dealer Davut Musazade gazes at a painting of a bored beauty and her tambourine-playing hand maiden. Ismet Inonii, second President of the Republic, looks out from the picture at left.