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Clothing from province of Ankara, Ottoman State. 1-Bashi-bazouk (mercenary soldier) of Ankara, 2-Muslim shepherd from Ankara, 3-Muslim peasant woman from Ankara. Istanbul, 1873

Bachi Bozouk (mercenary soldier) of Ankara; Muslim peasant of Ankara; Muslim peasant woman of Ankara from the province of Ankara Pascal Sabah century Ottoman Empire

Armenians of the Ottoman Empire.  Istanbul, late 19th century.

Armenians of the Ottoman Empire

Trabzon Traditional clothes in Ottoman empire era, man from Trabzon city, woman from Trabzon, man from rural area - Laz People

Ottoman clothing is the style and design of clothing worn by the Ottoman Turks. While the Palace and its court dressed lavishly, the commo.

Yenikapı Mevlevihânesi'nden üç mevlevi dervişi

Three Mevlevi dervishes of the Yenikapı Mevlevihânesi (convent of Yenikapı). Late-Ottoman era, end of century.

An Ottoman man

A Turkish villager in his best outfit. Not wealthy, but not poor either (note the leather boots). The primary purpose of the large men’s ‘kuşak’ (waist band) is here obvious: to support the back during demanding daily activities. Late-Ottoman, end of c

Sultanımız Vahdeddin'in Padişahlığının ilk günü,Culüs töreni.

July Today in Ottoman history, upon the death of his older brother Sultan Mehmed Reşad, the and final Ottoman Sultan and the Caliph of Isla

Traditional festive costume from the central district of the Balıkesir province.  Dating: 1925-1950.  The trousers and long-sleeved vest in striped silk, and the velvet jacket are embroidered (‘golden’ thread in ‘kordon tutturma’ technique/applied cord).  (Kavak Folklor Ekibi&Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

Traditional festive costume from the central district of the Balıkesir province…

Ottoman Zeybeks (Zeibek / Ziebek). Zeybecks were irregular militia and guerrilla fighters living in the Aegean Region of the Ottoman Empire from late 17th to early 20th centuries, of Thracian origin.

Portrait of a well-to-do citizen, in the company of two ‘başıbozuk’: one from the Albania/Epirus region (in white dress), and one from western Anatolia (in dark dress). Late-Ottoman era, end of century.