Illustration from:

Hans Sloan's Album, "The Habits of the Grand Signor's Court"

SL.5258, Turkey, c.1620

Folio 62b. Cebici

Cebici. A foot soldier of the old corps of armourers attached to the Janissaries. Helmet has a long plume-holder containing a stiff plume. The helmet fits over a blue cloth which is tied over the head and knotted under the chin. Silver helmet with gold brim and top. Stubble on his chin. Holding a matchlock, he is wearing a green tunic, blue ku┼čak with a knife in a case (kârd), a sword, high white leg protectors, red trousers and yellow shoes.
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Registration number: 1928,0323,0.46.57 British Museum


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