An Albanian, Shqiperia during the Ottoman Empire in 1800.
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Jewish citizen of Constantinople. Ottoman Empire 1800.
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Inhabitant of Bosnia. The national character and costume appear essentially different.
AN EGYPTIAN ARAB. Arabian Women from Cairo. Ottoman Empire.
THIS Plate, which represents the dress of an inhabitant of the coast of Syria, is also very similar to that worn by the Asiatic Janissaries.
The different orders of Dervishes (Sufi) originated in the two sects of Ebu Bekir and of Ali. Their followers took the name of Dervishes, a Persian word, which means the sill or threshold of a door.
THIS singular body of Arabs never inhabit any town, but constantly live under tents.
A muslim female dancer at Constantinople. Ottoman empire.
A young turkish prince, heir to the throne. Ottoman Empire.
Each Janissary has a certain indelible symbol marked in the flesh of the arm by means of gunpowder, to shew the Odah, or regiment, to which he belongs.