Prince héritier du trône, première Khâtoun, sultane favorite.
frontispiece Prince heir to the throne, first Khatun, favourite sultana.


Sultan.
p.6 Grand Vizier, Sultan.


Musicienne, danseuse, surveillante du harem.
p.63 Musician, dancer, overseer of the harem.


Chef des Eunuques noirs, femme du harem.
p.107 Chief Black Eunuch, woman of the harem.


Chef des Eunuques blancs.
p.114 Chief White Eunuch.


Garçon de la chambre, porte-tabouret.
p.139 Boy of the chamber, stool carrier.


Itch-Oghlan écrivant avec le calam, maître d'écriture.
p.142 Ich-Oghlan writing with a calam, writing-master.


Porte-turban du Sultan, porte-épée du Sultan.
p.163 Sultan's turban bearer, Sultan's sword-bearer.


Page du Sultan, secrétaire du Sultan.
p.175 Page of the Sultan, secretary of the Sultan.


Musicien du serrail, confiseur du serrail.
p.190 Musician of the seraglio, confectioner of the seraglio.


Danseuse, danseur.
p.198 Female and male dancers.


Chef des concierges.
p.214 Chief of the concierges
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Source: the digital book at archive.org
Series of 6 volumes on the customs, habits and costumes of the people inhabiting the Ottoman Empire. The work gives an elaborate account of the history, emperors, people, religion, arts and professions, richly illustrated with detailed hand-coloured full-page engravings. The French publisher Nepveu, published a series of books with similar descriptions of different countries and regions of the world. In total 25 regions and countires were described and published, starting in 1811 with La Chine en miniature by Breton de la Martinière in 4 volumes and ending in 1823 with Buénos-Ayres et Le Paraguay by F. Denis in 2 vols. In 1815 a German edition appeared in 3 volumes and an English edition was published in 1821 by Shoberl as the division Turkey in his series The world in miniature. The French work was produced in 3 states: coloured, uncoloured and coloured on vellum.
The 6 volumes contain 72 engraved plates: a frontispiece to each of the 6 volumes and 17, 17, 9 and 26 plates to volumes 3, 4, 5 and 6 respectively. Some editions have an extra 2 plates in volume 3 and an extra plate in volume 4.
Source: forumrarebooks.com



Many of these figures are copied, some reversed, from Illustrations after Octavien d'Alvimart, in Miller's Costume of Turkey, 1802, see Origins and derivatives of Octavien Dalvimart's collection of Turkish costume
Selected black and white images from Volume 4 of Histoire des Othomans. Mœurs, usages, costumes des Othomans, et abrégé de leur histoire par Antoine Laurent Castellan et Louis Mathieu Langlès, Paris, 1812
Coloured illustrations from Volume 6 of Histoire des Othomans. Mœurs, usages, costumes des Othomans, et abrégé de leur histoire par Antoine Laurent Castellan et Louis Mathieu Langlès, Paris, 1812
Ottoman Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers




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