A Janissary and a merchant, Ottoman.

A Janissary and a merchant, Ottoman.

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 1683.

Ottoman Turkish soldier from 1890.

Ottoman Turkish soldier from 1890.

The Janissaries (from Ottoman Turkish يڭيچرى yeniçeri meaning "new soldier") were infantry Musketeer units that formed the Ottoman sultan's household troops and bodyguards.

The Janissaries (from Ottoman Turkish يڭيچرى yeniçeri meaning "new soldier") were infantry Musketeer units that formed the Ottoman sultan's household troops and bodyguards.

ottoman jannisary

ottoman jannisary

Household soldiers, Janissaries

Household soldiers, Janissaries

Ottoman Janissary from the Hisart museum.

Ottoman Janissary from the Hisart museum.

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 (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 Admiral Ciğalazade Yusuf Sinan Pasha

Ottoman Admiral Ciğalazade Yusuf Sinan Pasha

Sipahis of Ottoman Empire

Sipahis of Ottoman Empire

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