Ottoman zirah (mail shirt), shown with a kalkan (shield), quiver, saddle, sword and standard. Trophys captured after the Battle of Vienna in 1683.

Ottoman zirah (mail shirt), shown with a kalkan (shield), quiver, saddle, sword and standard. Trophys captured after the Battle of Vienna in

Ottoman Admiral Ciğalazade Yusuf Sinan Pasha

Sinan Pasha, originally a Janissary, later on the famous architect of the century

Ottoman Turkey, Costumes, Medjmouaï Teçavir (1910s) Fruchtermann No. 114. Max Fruchtermann, 1852-1918. The most prominent early publisher of Ottoman postcards, at the age of seventeen he opened a frame-shop at Yüksekkaldirim Istanbul. It is hard to underestimate his role in the publishing scene that followed. He was one of the first "editeurs" (if not the very first) to create postcards depicting the Ottoman Empire.

Ottoman Turkey, Costumes, Medjmouaï Teçavir Fruchtermann No.

Ottoman Deli : Lucas d'Heere 1575    :::: pinterest.com christiancross ::::

Also known as human battering rams, they were insane people who had their own unit within the ottoman army

Sipahis of Ottoman Empire

Two Sipahis, the elite cavalry knights of the Ottoman Army.The Ottoman army was once among the most advanced fighting forces in the world, being one of the first to use muskets and cannons.

Janissary, Ottoman.

A Janissary "of War" with a Lion watercolor - Jacopo Ligozzi (Italian, Verona Florence)

Sultan's bodyguard  "Peik gå för Keisaren" - 'goes before the Emperor'.  Claes Rålamb (8 May 1622 – 14 March 1698) was a Swedish statesman. The 'Rålamb Costume Book' is a small volume containing 121 miniatures in Indian ink with gouache and some gilding, displaying Turkish officials, occupations and folk types. They were acquired in Constantinople in 1657-58 by Claes Rålamb who led a Swedish embassy to the Sublime Porte, and arrived in the Swedish Royal Library / Manuscript Department in…

Sultan's bodyguard "Peik gå för Keisaren" - 'goes before the Emperor'.

[Recueil de costumes turcs et de fleurs] Sujet : Turquie. Costumes Type : image fixe Format : 2 Vol. Format : image/jpeg Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b69358193

[Recueil de costumes turcs et de fleurs] Sujet : Turquie. Costumes Type : image fixe Format : 2 Vol. Format : image/jpeg Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b69358193

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