COSTUME OF TURKEY,
ILLUSTRATED BY A SERIES OF
DESCRIPTIONS IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH
BELONGING TO THE GRAND VIZIER.
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A Domestic belonging to the Grand Vizier.
UNTIL the reign of the present Sultan, the office of Grand Vizier was not only the most important in the whole state, but was even able to control the sovereign’s will. The three last Viziers have, however, been circumscribed in their power, although their office is still attended with nearly as much pomp and magnificence as formerly.
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