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Jews (52 Subjects)

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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Young Jewish woman in Balat.

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The Jewish quarter of Balat in Istanbul.

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Jewish woman in the quarter of Balat.

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Snapshot from everyday life in the Jewish quarter of Balat.

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Jewish man in Balat quarter.

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Jewish woman in Balat.

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Synagogue in Jerusalem.

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Jewish doctor.

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Jewish merchant.

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Women from Izmir (Smyrna) with typical head wear. Fig. 17: Greek woman from the Aegean islands. Fig. 18: Affluent woman from Izmir Fig. 19: Jewish woman from Izmir. Fig. 20: Headscarf worn by all Izmir women independently of ethnic origin, according to Cornelis de Bruyn.

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Jewish man.

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Jewish woman.

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Jewish man.

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Jewish woman in ceremonial dress.

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Jewish merchant visiting the harem to show her merchandise to the women confined in the harem.

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Jewish coffee-seller in Algiers.

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Jewish merchant.

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Jewish merchant.

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Jewish lady of Syria.

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Jewish inhabitants of Jerusalem.

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View of the sculptures of the now lost Incantadas monument at the southern entrance of the Roman Agora of Thessaloniki. The sculptures were incorporated in the house of a family of Sephardi Jewish merchants. British consul Paradise, who has come to show John Stuart and Nicholas Revett the monument, meets the owner of the house. A young servant offers the consul a cup of coffee while from above the owner's wife reprimands her husband for not having invited the consul to sit before offering him coffee. On the left, a woman who is spinning approaches the travellers. On the right, Stuart and Revett with the young son of the British consul, who is escorted by the consul's dragoman (interpreter).

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Illustration for the poem of Lord Byron "Hebrew Melodies-She walks in beauty": Jewish girl.

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Illustration for the poem of Lord Byron "Hebrew Melodies-Jephtha's daughter": Jewish girl.

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Jewish wetnurse with infant. From: Adelaide Mary Walker, Through Macedonia to the Albanian Lakes, London, Chapman and Hill, 1864.

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Jewish young woman from Thessaloniki. Jewish man. Ambassafor guard in Thessaloniki.

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View of Incantadas monument in the Roman agora of Thessaloniki, based on earlier drawing from the edition by James Stuart and Nicholas Revett. Lithograph, c. 1830.

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Reliefs from Magnesia and Thessaloniki at the court of Louvre Museum. From Poliorama Pittoresco review, 1843.

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Composition of scenes from the rise and fall of Sabbatai Zevi, the rabi who claimed to be the Messiah of the Jews until he was forced to convert to Islam by the Ottoman Sultan (17th century). Sabbatai Zevi claims to be the Messiah. Sabbatai Zevi enthroned by his followers. Ottoman soldiers arrest Sabbatai Zevi in the Dardanelles. From: J. Chr. Wagner, Delineatio Provinciarum Pannoniae et Imperii Turcici in Oriente, Augsburg, 1684.

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Costumes of Jewish people from Rhodes island, worn by Jacob Breuning and his companion Carlier de Pinon. On the left, their Jewish guide, Abraham.

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