Turkish street merchant during the Ottoman empire in 1851.
The drawing by Amadeo Preziosi from 1851 shows a street vendor in Istanbul, Constantinople, with sweets and a hand scale. He is dressed in traditional Turkish caftan to a large turban, shirt and harem pants.
From the book: Stamboul, Recollections of Eastern Life by Amedeo Preziosi. Published by Lemercier Paris 1861
Related gallery:The Costume of Turkey by Octavian Dalvimart. Printed by Howlett and Brimmer. Published in London, 1804.