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Illustrations of Ottomans circa 1809 from
Stratford Canning's Pictures of Turkey
Bostanci, or Imperial Guard



Physical description: An official with a large red headdress, with a large sideways fold, carrying a staff
Object: Watercolour
Place of origin: Istanbul, Turkey (Painted)
Date: about 1809 (Painted)
Artist/Maker: Anonymous Greek artist (Painter)
Marks and inscriptions: Numbered 40
Dimensions: Height: Height: 32.3 cm, Width: 18.6 cm
Victoria and Albert Museum. Museum number: D.88-1895



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