Exhibit offers look at Ottoman photographs

PROFESSORS SARAH ROGERS and Pieter Broucke curated the new exhibit at the Middlebury College Museum of Art, “Light of the Levant,” which includes century-old photographs from the late stages of the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East. Independent photo/Steve James

Before the Middlebury College Museum of Art installs its newest exhibition, titled, “The Light of the Levant: Early Photography and the Late Ottoman Empire,” the room it’s housed in first had to receive what Museum Designer Ken Pohlman said would be roughly a 200th new coat of paint. 

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