”Three different Turks”. Ca. 1880, Late-Ottoman Empire. From left to right: a ‘başıbozuk’ (irregular soldier of the Ottoman army), a beggar (holding up his left hand) and – probably - a lower-rank military of the regular army, on leave.
Black eunuch of the Ottoman Sultan. Photo by Pascal Sebah, 1870s. Caricatures of the castrati in performance show them looking ungainly and one can see here that ungainliness could indeed be one consequence of castration.
Boys in Istanbul, 1890-92. The one on the left wears a costume from the Balkans (northern Greece, Albania or Kosovo).