Bach Tchohadar, Silihtar Aga, Peik, Solak. Ottoman Empire 1856.
Various Ottoman functionaries and military personnel in their traditional costumes.
Bach Tchohadar, Baş Çuhadar – 1er Valet de Chambre du Sultan (1st Valet of the Sultan).
Silihtar Aga, Silahtar Ağası – Porte-Glaive. Ou porte-épée du Grand Seigneur (Sword Bearer).
Peik, Peyk – Gardes d’honneur (Messenger/Guard of Honour).
Solak – (Archer bodyguard to the Sultan)
Source: Elbicei Atika Musée des Anciens Costumes Turcs de Constantinople, par Jean Brindesi (Artist). Engraver: Jules Mea. Issued: about 1850. Publisher: Lemercier, Paris.
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