The motifs show costumes of the Ottoman court during the reign of Mahmoud II. Elbicei Atika was the name of a costume museum in Constantinople, originally located in the armoury of the Seraglio.
Chinese wife with bound feet, 1891.
Basch Tshaousch. Costumes of the Ottoman Court, 1850. Various Ottoman functionaries and military personnel in their traditional costumes.
Bach Tchohadar, Silihtar Aga, Peik, Solak. Ottoman Empire 1856. Various Ottoman functionaries and military personnel in their traditional costumes.
Opium smocking in Shanghai 1899.
THE GRAND SEIGNEUR, taken from VIEN’S CARAVANNE, a book which represents the Dresses in a Turkish Masquerade given by the Pensioners of the French Academy at Rome, in the Year… Read More
Marquis Dufferin Ava with Armenian refugees at the hospital at Varna, Bulgaria 1896.
Habit of the Sultaness Queen in 1749. La Sultane Reine. Consort of the Ottoman sultan.
THE DYING COOLIE 1897.
Costumes & customs in Japan by Kazuma Ogawa. Tokyo 1892
“No. I, Iidamachi, Shichome, Kojimachiku, Tokyo, Japan.”