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Stanislaus von Chlebowski - A Musician Playing Before a Mosque in Constantinple

Arch, Filing, Bow, Belt

"A palace guard" (in ceremonial outfit). Painted in 1881 by the Polish orientalist painter Stanislaw Chlebowski who was from master-painter for sultan Abdülaziz in Constantinopel / Istanbul.

Bashi-Bazook with hookah, Bashi-bazouk or bashibazouk (Turkish literally "damaged head", meaning "free headed", "leaderless", "disorderly") was an irregular soldier of the Ottoman army. Particularly noted for their lack of discipline.