Turkish Infantry
after Wilhelm von Kobell, Vienna, c.1809-13

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Title:Turkish infantry
Series: Prints, Drawings and Watercolors from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection
Contributors: Kobell, Wilhelm Alexander Wolfgang von, 1766-1853 (artist) Artaria (publisher)
Abstract: 8th in collection of hand-coloured engraved plates by H. Mansfeld, C. A. Rahl, Alberto and Enrico Adam, after Kobell; large uniform group of Turkish infantry on plain, tent camp with camels in background, mountains in distance.
Notes:
  Large oblong folio, matted, mounted; margins trimmed; clean.
  Munich, Wölfle, 52. EACd.
  title provided by cataloger
Source: The Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection
Others in this set are given dates of c.1809-1813
This is not a primary source, many of the figures also appear in illustrations after Octavien d'Alvimart, in Miller's Costume of Turkey, 1802 and in the Augsburger Bilder, 1802-1810. The uniformed formations are based on single figures so are not evidence of uniforms.
Click on parts of the image to see the other versions.
See also Turkish cavalry after Wilhelm von Kobell, Vienna, c.1809-13

Officer of the Janissary corps in Miller's 'The Costume of Turkey'
Spahi from an Asiatic province in Miller's 'The Costume of Turkey'
A Bosniac in Miller's 'The Costume of Turkey'
Ottoman soldier in Miller's 'The Costume of Turkey'
Janissary in official dress in Miller's 'The Costume of Turkey'
Janissary Subaltern officer in Miller's 'The Costume of Turkey'
Arnaut Soldier in McLean's 'The Military Costume of Turkey'
Ottoman Turkish Infantry in the 'Augsburger Bilder'
Ottoman Arab Mamalukes & Asiatic Light Infantry in the 'Augsburgerbilder'
Ottoman Turkish Artillery in the 'Augsburgerbilder'
Albanians in Histoire des Othomans by Castellan & Langlès, Paris, 1812



See also:
Turkish Archer by Hans Weigel
Illustrations by Octavien d'Alvimart, engraved F.H. Clark, in McLean's The Military Costume of Turkey, 1813
Galanterieen der Türken (Gallantries of the Turks) by Christian Wilhelm Kindleben, 1783
Illustrations of Ottoman Soldiers from a Vinkhuijzen album dated 1805
Illustrations of Ottomans in Elbicei Atika. Musée des Anciens Costumes Turcs de Constantinople by Jean Brindisi, Paris, 1855
Ottoman Soldiers from other European Illustrations.



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