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Museum of Innocence

Print edition : October 16, 2015

Orhan Pamuk at his Museum of Innocence. Photo: Courtesy: Innocence Foundation, Istanbul

The Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

The Hagia Sophia museum, one of Istanbul's prominent sites. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

Taksim Square, Istanbul. It is laid around the Monument of the Republic, a memorial of Turkish national identity that commemorates the Turkish War of Independence. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

A statue of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

The facade of the Museum of Innocence. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

Display case no. 4, which consists of identity cards of employees who were supposed to have worked in Kemal's firm, Satsat. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

A display case containing ceramic dogs. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

Display case no. 67: bottles of cologne. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

The largest panel displayed has 4,213 cigarette butts. In the book, these are the cigarette butts Kemal carefully collected over a period of eight years once Fusun had discarded them. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

The attic where Kemal lived. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

Some of the items Kemal stole from the Fusun household. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

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