Portraits (523 Subjects)
Ottoman soldier wearing the uniform established after the reforms of the early 19th century.
“Palikaria”, members of irregular troops of Roumeli, Greece.
A kapetanios from Sparta.
Turkish man from Asia Minor.
Prince from Georgia.
“Palikari”, member of irregular troops of the Peloponnese, with his clan.
Turkish man from Yalova.
Man from Crete.
“Palikari”, member of irregular troops.
A captain (general) of the army of Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt, during the Cretan campaign.
A Sudanese eunuch of the Sultan's palace.
Interpreter of the Sultan's palace.
A servant to the Grand Vizier.
A Spahi, member of the cavalry.
Kislar Aga, head of the black eunuchs of the imperial palace.
The head of the Ulemas, scholars of Islamic Law and other disciplines.
Kapıcıbaşı, Bashi, head of ceremonies in the Sultan's palace.
Pastry confectioner of the Sultan's palace (Helvaci).
Silahdar Aga, sword bearer to the Sultan.
Reis Efendi, minister of the Exterior.
Portrait of Constantine the Great.
Portrait of Sultan Mehmed IV the Hunter.
A servant to the Sultan. The turban-bearer to the Sultan (Dulbendar Aga).
The sword-bearer to the Sultan (Silahdar Aga). The water-bearer to the Sultan (Ibriktar Ağa).
Kizlar Agasi, head of the black eunuchs of the imperial harem.
Acam-oglan, young Christian recruited through the devsirme, servant to the Sultan. A Helvaci, pastry confectioner of the imperial palace. A messenger of the Sultan.
Bostanci Bashi, head gardener and executioner of the imperial court.
The Grand Vizier.
Emir descended from Prophet Muhammad. Emirs were distinguished from other Ottomans by their green turban.
Janissary. Head of the Janissary corps (Aga of the Janissaries).