Imperial boats (9 Subjects)
The Sultan's boat entering the Golden Horn.
View of Istanbul from Maiden's Tower. In the foreground imperial boats are departing from Topkapi Palace. In the first view, the Ottoman Sultan; in the second, some Ottoman princes.
View of Aynalıkavak on the north-eastern shore of the Golden Horn.
View of the summer palace of the Sultan at Beşiktaş, at the place of which the Palace of Dolmabahçe was built in the 19th century.
The palace of Hatice Sultan (sister of the Sultan Selim III) at Defterdarburnu, on the western shores of Bosporus. Hatice Sultan entrusted A. I. Melling with designing the palace.
The seaside kiosk of Sultan Selim III at Bebek, on the European shores of Bosporus. In this kiosk the Sultan and other Ottoman officials of high ranks gave audience to representatives of foreign states.
View of the port of Istanbul (Eminönü). In the background the New Mosque, and the Beyazıt Tower, also named Serasker Tower, on Beyazit Square. On the right the Galata Tower.
The imperial boat on the Bosporus.
Dolmabahçe Palace, Istanbul. In the foreground, the Sultan leaves the palace in the imperial boat.