It has been remarked before, that the dress of the women in many of these Islands was extremely picturesque and becoming. The present, perhaps, is only partially so, on account of the concealment of the lower part of the face
The Muslim soldiers are divided into two classes: the Spahis, or cavalry, and the Janissaries, or infantry.
THE various institutions of the Dervishes (Sufi) are established upon different principles. Each founder gave a distinctive character to his sect, by the statues, regulations, and practices, which he appointed.
A female bedouin of the dessert, with her child. Ottoman Empire.
A Turkish musician at the Sultans court. Ottoman Empire. A MUSICIAN, BELONGING TO THE GRAND SIGNIOR.
The Capitan Pasha “Captain of the Sea”. Admiral of the Ottoman Empire navy.
A Tartar. Historical Ottoman Empire officials and ethnic groups.
A Mevlevi Tariqa Dervish. Whirling Dervishes.
A Turkish woman in the dress worn at Constantinople.
A Turkish woman in a provincial dress.