Korkut Akacik

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Clothing from province of Ankara, Ottoman State. 1-Bashi-bazouk (mercenary soldier) of Ankara, 2-Muslim shepherd from Ankara, 3-Muslim peasant woman from Ankara. Istanbul, 1873.

Bachi Bozouk (mercenary soldier) of Ankara; Muslim peasant of Ankara; Muslim peasant woman of Ankara from the province of Ankara Pascal Sabah century Ottoman Empire

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Ukrainian army 17th century Foot registered Cossacks

Ukrainian army 17th century Foot registered Cossacks

Ottoman military uniforms, Janissary cooks outfit. With the establishment of the Janissary Corps members of the army began to wear a uniform. Initially caps were focused on rather than dress, these allowed soldiers to be distinguished from the public in peacetime and from enemy in wartime. With the extension of the countries borders and increase of the number of troops as a result different caps and dress were introduced for each service and region.

Ottoman military uniforms, Janissary cooks outfit. With the establishment of the Janissary Corps members of the army began to wear a uniform. Initially caps were focused on rather than dress, these allowed soldiers to be distinguished from the public in peacetime and from enemy in wartime. With the extension of the countries borders and increase of the number of troops as a result different caps and dress were introduced for each service and region.