Janissaries Ottoman Empire. Turkish Elite Infantry.
Ottoman Empire Public Office in Constantinople Title: Bureau public (Kàlem ou). Published: L’Univers Pittoresque, Paris 1838.
Ottoman Empire, Portrait of Sultan Mehmed II. (1432-1481 ) Painting by Gentile Bellini (not proved), 25 November 1480.
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Dinner of an European Ambassador with the Grand Vizier in the Hall of the Divan. The Divan of the Sublime Porte was the council of the Ottoman Empire.
Sufi Dervishes Dance. Ottoman Empire. Whirling Dervishes Dance of the Mevlevi order. Title: Danse des Derwichs Mewlewis Published: L’Univers Pittoresque, Paris 1838.
Traditional Japanese kimono. Geisha in 1900. With fan and lanterns in front of landscape (postcard).
Ancient Assyrian costumes. High Priest and King.
Ancient Medes King, soldiers and officers costumes.
Costumes and court dresses of Medes nobility. Ancient female and male clothing.
Ancient Persian warriors and king costumes. Royalty court and head dresses, weapons of king and warriors. Published by Münchener Bilderbogen