Interiors (181 Subjects)
Religious ceremony in the Audience Hall of Tokapi Palace on the eve of the Bayram.
The private quarters of an Ottoman official.
Muslim women entertaining themelves in their private quarters.
Dance of the dervishes of the Kadri order.
Dance of the dervishes of the Mevlevi order.
Public scribes of the Ottoman state.
A trial in the presence of the Grand Vizier.
A European ambassador has dinner with the Grand Vizier.
Interior of a peasants' dwelling.
The living-room of a noblewoman's house.
Portrait of Ali Pasha of Ioannina.
Curing of anchovies.
Frontispiece to the third volume of the edition. The Prince heir to the Ottoman throne. Haseki Sultan, mother of the Prince heir and first sultana in the imperial harem's hierarchy.
The Ottoman Sultan and the Great Vizier.
Ast-chi, a cook. Ast-chi bashi, head cook of the Janissary corps.
Frontispiece to the fifth volume of the edition. A scene in a public bath (hamam) of Istanbul.
A Mufti reading prayers at a Sultan's sarcophagus (türbe).
Gathering of devout Muslims at the Tower of the Winds in Athens, which was used as a tekije (dervish lodge). Sixteen ostrich eggs hang from the ceiling to avert the evil eye. A depiction of the first stage of the whirling dervishes' ritual: the faithful praise God and Prophet Muhammad.
The dance of the dervishes at the Tower of the Winds in Athens, which was used as a tekije (dervish lodge). Sixteen ostrich eggs hang from the ceiling to avert the evil eye. A depiction of the final stage of the whirling dervishes' ritual: The two main dancers whirl while holding each other by the sash. In green, wearing a white turban, the Sheich or head of the Dervishes, who animates the dancers with his voice and by playing the tambour.
Turkish man smoking his hookah.
Portrait of Sultan Mehmed IV the Hunter.
The interior of a café in Istanbul.
Turkish women in 18th century costume having tea in their private quarters.
The wife of the Ottoman governor of Athens.
Women of the imperial Harem.