Dinner of an European Ambassador in the Hall of the Divan.

Hall, Divan, Grand Vizier, Ottoman Empire,
Hall of the Divan

The Hall of the Divan. Ottoman Empire.

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.

Title: Diner d’un Ambassadeur Européen avec le grand Vezir dans la Salle du Divan (vers 1788). Published: L’Univers Pittoresque, Paris 1838.

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