Bostancı başı. They are, indeed, most excellent rowers, and are always employed as such in the Sultan’s caique, or barge, which is steered by the Bostandji Bachi.
Historical Ottoman Empire officials and ethnic groups. On her wedding-day the bride dresses herself in the richest clothes she can procure, and puts on all the jewels and other valuables she is possessed of.
Responsible for order in the Sultan’s harem. The business of the lady, who is the subject of this plate, is to preserve such order, and to punish the Odalisks
Stool bearer to the Turkish Sultan. (in charge of guarding and carrying the Sultan’s riding stool).
One of their employments, among others, is to present every one who is introduced at court, or approaches the fool of the throne; and, on some particular occasions, this is done by the chief usher himself.
THAT body of men, to whom Europeans give the name of Ushers, is of a very great use in the court of the Grand Signior, and other oriental monarchs.
The confectioner to the palace. Chief confectioner of the Turkish Sultan.
Japanese Noblewomen with child in court dress. Antique kimono 1810.
Japanese Nobleman in court dress, 1810. Samurai with swords.
Japanese citizens woman and man in traditional clothing, 1810. Nippon Author: Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796-1866). Illustration: Kawahara Keiga. Publisher: Leo Wöhrl, Würzburg und Leipzig. Free Ebook online (German) Nippon: Volume… Read More