Illustrations of Ottomans circa 1809 from
Stratford Canning's Pictures of Turkey
A Kulkethüdagasi or Commander of a Janissary Regiment

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Physical description: A military officer in red, fur-trimmed robes, with an ostrich plume headdress, facing left.
Object: Watercolour
Place of origin: Istanbul, Turkey (Painted)
Date: about 1809 (Painted)
Artist/Maker: Anonymous Greek artist (Painter)
Marks and inscriptions: Numbered 8
Dimensions: Height: 32.3 cm, Width: 18.6 cm

A Kulkethüdagasi was a Commander of a Janissary Regiment.
Victoria and Albert Museum. Museum number: D.88-1895



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