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.
Capidji Bachi. Private officer of the Sultan. Officers of the Sultan’s guard in official attire.
Privat secretary to the turkish sultan. Ottoman Empire official.
The inhabitants of Naxos have been remarked even from the earliest times for their love of liberty.