Leisure (25 Subjects)
Title page. Scene in the Valley of Sweet Waters.
Snake charmers in Morocco.
Leisure scene at the location of Sweet Waters of Asia.
Leisure scene at Pinarbasi, a neighbourhood of Bursa. A story teller entertains the public.
Women of the Sultan's harem on their promenade, chaperoned by Kislar Aga, head of the eunuchs of the Imperial Palace.
View of the port of Rhodes. View of Yaffa, Israel. Ottomans playing chess. Ottoman women having coffee in their private quarters.
Theatre production at Hanoi (today in Vietnam) in the presence of the king of Tonkin and his court.
Carnival scene at Saint Petersburg.
Wife of affluent Russian merchant in gala dress.
Romani people dancing the Barina traditional dance
Wife of affluent merchant in official costume for the celebration of the Carnival, escorted by her nurse.
Leisure scene at the streets of Istanbul during the Bayram feast.
Celebration at the streets of Visapur, India, for the wedding of the daughter of the local governor.
Celebration of the feast of Huli in Kabul. The feast, a remnant of pagan cults, lasted the two days of the full moon of February. On the second day, the inhabitants of Kabul would gather at the central square and destroy a gigantic effigy made especially for this festivity. The feast closed as a child, symbol of the new-born god, shot his arrows at the giant's heart.
Olga Queen of Greece and Alexandra Princess of Wales watch a theatre play on board HMS “Osborne”.
1. Banquet given to the King and Queen of Greece by Alexandra Princess of Wales on board HMS “Osborne". 2. Departure of the king and queen and illumination of the ship.
Evening amusement on board the royal yacht "Osborne", during the visit of Alexandra Princess of Wales to Athens in 1869.
Sports at the military barracks, Athens.
The British National Aid Society's Hospital at Thessaloniki.
Card-players in a café, Piraeus.
Leisure scene, probably at the Sweet Waters of Europe at Istanbul.
Idyll between peasants.
Dance of peasants, Corfu.
Buffoon at the Sultan's service.