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Istanbul (1922 Subjects)

Map of the Bosphorus strait and Byzantium (modern-day Istanbul).

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Map of the Bosphorus strait.

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The Cyanean Rocks on the exit of the Bosphorus to the Black Sea, where the column of Pompey used to stand.

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Map of Istanbul.

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Patrona Halil, instigator of the uprising that overthrew Sultan Ahmed III in 1730.

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Map of Istanbul.

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Map of the Bosphorus.

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Greek woman from Pera, Istanbul. Reproduction of copper engraving from an edition of N. de Nicolay's voyages (16th century).

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Map of the environs of Istanbul showing water reservoirs, aqueducts,conduits and water currents.

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The head of Ali Pasha exhibited at the court of Topkapi Palace.

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Yafta; proclamation exhibited at the Palace court next to Ali Pasha's head.

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Ottoman officials. Members of the higher clergy. Eminent politicians and other personalities of the early 18th century. Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome. Baptism ceremony. Circumcision ceremony.

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Plan of the Upper Gallery of Hagia Sophia. Illustration of the stages of Muslim prayer. Byzantine coins.

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At Meydanı square, which is buit on the site of the Byzantine Hippodrome of Constantinople. Muslim wedding procession, possibly of an Ottoman official. In the background, the obelisk of Theodosius I, and the Serpent Column (Plataean tripod) from Delphi sanctuary, which was brought to Constantinople by Constantine I. 

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Sultan Mustafa I enters Istanbul after the signing of the Karlowitz treaty.

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Valens aqueduct in Istanbul. Ancient coins.

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A Janissary courts a young woman; he has slashed his arm as a token of his affection. A Jewish matchmaker is standing on his side. La Motraye states that he witnessed the scene himself.

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Ahmed III is problaimed Sultan and prepares to gird the sword of Osman. Next to him, a religious leader, most probably Sheikh ul-Islam, reads out the Sultan's oath to God, the Dynasty, the State and the Ottoman people. 

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Scene in the Sultan's harem (imaginary representation).

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The Patriarch of Constantinople. Plan of the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Phanar (Fener).

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The interior of the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Phanar (Fener), during service given by the four patriarchs (of Constantinople, Jerusalem, Alexandria and Antioch).

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The women of the Sultan's harem go out in the Palace Garden, escorted by eunuchs (imaginary representation).

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Greek woman from Istanbul with washbowl and pitcher.

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Greek woman from Istanbul.

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Procession, probably in Istanbul.

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View of Topkapi palace, with the Asian shore of the Bosphorus and the Tower of Leander.

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Ottoman funerary monument and part of the walls of Istanbul.

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View of the Byzantine Hippodrome in Istanbul.

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Monument on the Eurοpean shore of the Bosphorus, at the exit to the Black Sea, known as Pillar of Pompey.

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The Patriarch of the Orthodox Church.

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