STREET SELLER: Salepçi (seller of the salep beverage). Istanbul, early 20th century. 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 beverages and desserts.

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

Eski İstanbul Camialtı Tersanesi‘nde iki dalgıç (1890‘lı yıllar. Beyoğlu)

Eski İstanbul Camialtı Tersanesi‘nde iki dalgıç (1890‘lı yıllar. Beyoğlu)

ŞERBETÇÍ (sherbet seller).  Istanbul (?), late 19th century.  ‘Şerbet’ is a popular West and South Asian drink that is prepared from fruits or flower petals. It is sweet and served chilled. It can be served in concentrate form and eaten with a spoon or diluted with water to create the drink.

ŞERBETÇÍ (sherbet seller). Istanbul (?), late 19th century. ‘Şerbet’ is a popular West and South Asian drink that is prepared from fruits or flower petals. It is sweet and served chilled. It can be served in concentrate form and eaten with a spoon or diluted with water to create the drink.

İstanbul'da geçmiş zaman muhallebicisi #istanlook #nostalji #birzamanlar

İstanbul'da geçmiş zaman muhallebicisi #istanlook #nostalji #birzamanlar

Günümüzde yasaklanmış olan bir meslek ; Ayı oynatıcılığı

AYI OYNATICI (making a bear dance). Picture from the Bear leading was banned in Turkey around

Two 'sucu' (water sellers).  Adalar (Prince Islands),  İstanbul, 1887.  Probably Greek-orthodox (as was the majority of the Adalar's population at the time).

Two 'sucu' (water sellers). Adalar (Prince Islands), İstanbul, Probably Greek-orthodox (as was the majority of the Adalar's population at the time).

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