Rites of passage (45 Subjects)
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.
Ancient ruins at Thyateira (Akhisar).
Funeral in Livadeia.
Greek wedding in Athens, by Louis Dupré.
Mourning women from Armenia. Remains of fortresses on Koesoffa mountains. Remains of fortresses. Cave on Mount Tagte Rustan.
Turkish child om the day of his circumcision.
Armenian bridegroom on his way to his wedding, escorted by his best man, who bears the groom's sword.
Young Armenian bride taken to church for her wedding.
Ottoman (Muslim) wedding.
Ottoman (Muslim) funeral.
Baptism in Chioggia.
Egg weighing 200 pounds exhibited at the market of Istanbul, part of the celebrations of the birth of Sultan's daughter.
Venetian lady about to get married.
Costume of the confraternity entrusted with accompanying convicts to the gallows.
Mourning at Greek cemetery.
Muslim (Turkish) funeral.
Guests to circumcision ceremony.
Α. Greek bride.
Β. Armenian bride.
Panoramic view of the Golden Horn from the cemetery of Eyüp.
Turkish funeral in Istanbul.
The Monastery of the Dormition of the Virgin.