Abstract


The Effects of Special Collections to the Modern Day
The foundation of museums, the increasing of private art collections, the gaining in value of Turks and Islamic art objects, and also interesting to European art, appearing the art of paintings had been seen as a result of Ottoman modernization in the 19th century. Cultural artifacts that becoming rare was collected by authorities of the government or collectors and these collections transfer to the museums. These collections were been the role of foundation of modern museum and private collections. Like these activities have increasingly survived after the foundation of Republic of Turkey.

Keywords
Ottoman Empire, Museums, Private Art Collections, Libraries, Republic of Turkey.