ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE WITH PHOTOMONTAGE:رسملى آى [Resimli Ay / Illustrated Month]. No. 3.
Author: Tevfik, editor.
Place and Year: Istanbul: وطن [Watan Press], May ٣٤٥ .
Technique: 4°, 48 pp. with illustrations within text, printed in black and dark green, original illustrated wrappers with gold highlight on the cover (Very Good, binding with tiny tears and light staining).
A stunning, beautiful designed illustrated magazine Illustrated Moon (also translated as Painted Moon or Illustrated Month), includes articles on the lifestyle, science, medicine, travel, sports such as tennis and football, fashion, pharmacy etc.
The title page is decorated with golden highlights and the printing inside is made in black and green colour. The modern illustrations include a map of the World seen from the North Pole, marking two routes of first aerial circumnavigation of the world, made in the same year, and a photomontage made of children’s heads, placed in the shape of the Ottoman script. An article on the transportation in Istanbul is accompanied by a double-page illustration representing the city and various means of transportation.
We would not trace any institutional copies of the magazine.