Music (146 Subjects)
A Turkish dancer, dancing before her master.
Musician of the Sultan's court.
Dance of Bulgarian peasants.
Muslim women entertaining themelves in their private quarters.
Greek women dancing in Istanbul.
Dance of the dervishes of the Kadri order.
Dance of the dervishes of the Mevlevi order.
Ottoman soldiers exercising in Cirit, a martial art practiced with a javelin.
A Pasha, governor of an Ottoman province, marching towards Istanbul.
The temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens.
A musician and a woman dancer of the Harem. The lady responsible for keeping order in the Harem.
Musician of the Imperial Palace. Confectioner of the Sultan's court (Halvaci).
Turkish male and female dancers.
Musical instruments and saddle equipment typical of the Ottoman Empire.
Weapons of the Ottoman artillery, drums and other military musical instruments.
The Erechtheion from the southwest. In the distance, on the left, a group of Turkish musician who customarily performed on the Acropolis every day at three o'clock in the afternoon.
Gathering of devout Muslims at the Tower of the Winds in Athens, which was used as a tekije (dervish lodge). Sixteen ostrich eggs hang from the ceiling to avert the evil eye. A depiction of the first stage of the whirling dervishes' ritual: the faithful praise God and Prophet Muhammad.
The interior of the temple of Aphaia at Aegina.
Greek musicians and singers.
Musician of the imperial palace.
Ottoman Muslim cemetery.
Women of the Sultan's harem on their promenade, chaperoned by Kislar Aga, head of the eunuchs of the Imperial Palace.
Members of the Ottoman cavalry during the siege of Rhodes.
View of Tyre, Lebanon. Inhabitants of Lebanon in traditional costume.
Muslim wedding in the Ottoman Empire: The giving away of the bride.