National Geographic : 1932 Apr
LOOKING IN ON THE EVERYDAY LIFE OF NEW TURKEY Natural Color Photograph by Gervais Courtellemont BURSA SPREADS ALONG THE LOWER SLOPES OF MYSIAN OLYMPUS The ancient and beautiful city has been besieged, destroyed and restored a number of times. It was here that the Ottoman Turks established their first capital. Silk spinning and the manu facture of carpets and prayer rugs are important industries. © National Geographic Society Natural Color Photograph by Herman H. Krelder A WOMAN OF NEW TURKEY CONTEMPLATES THE BEAUTY OF THE BOSPORUS Her vantage point is one of the princely establishments which border the famous waterway. Dozens of such estates, the property of former office-holders, may be bought for a song since the seat of government has been transferred to Ankara.