STREET SELLER: Salepçi (seller of the salep beverage). Salep is a flour made from the tubers of the orchid genus Orchis. These tubers contain a nutritious, starchy polysaccharide called glucomannan. Salep flour is consumed in
Giants- ”Three different Turks”. 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.
Studio portrait of models wearing tradtional clothing from Salonika, Ottoman Empire. This 1873 picture depicts (L to R): A married Jewish woman of Salonika; a Bulgarian woman of Perlèpè (Prilep); a married Muslim woman of Salonika