Women Mystics by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett. Sisterhood of Mystics. Female muslim Sufi saints. The holy women of the Dervish Orders.
The Costumes, Musical Instruments and Symbolic Objects of the Dervishes. The religious doctrines, monastic organisation, and ecstatic powers of the dervish orders.
Pera was the name of a district of Constantinople, or more properly a quarter of the great suburb of Galata located north of the Golden Horn.
The Süleymaniye Mosque (Turkish: Süleymaniye Camii) is one of the great mosques in İstanbul. It was built by order of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent in a very short construction period between the years 1550 and 1557 and is an important work of the architect Sinan.
Scutari cemetry of Istanbul, the former Constantinople. Among the objects which distinguish a Turkish necropolis, is the stone placed to mark the grave.
Ismail Bey and Mehmed Pasha, sons of Veli Pasha of Thessaly and grandsons of Ali Pasha of Ioannina.
FAR-A WAY-MOSES. (Jew.) “When Mark Twain went through Constantinople he would stop at a shop, and when he looked around for his guide he would see Moses fifty yards ahead,… Read More
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.
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.