Ottoman palaces (131 Subjects)
The Sublime Porte at the entrance to the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul.
Northwest view of Hagia Sophia. In the background the Topkapi Palace.
View of Topkapi Palace in Istanbul.
The Sultan's personal garden at the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul.
The Sultan's supper.
The imperial stables at Topkapi Palace in Istanbul.
Panoramic view of the (now lost) Palace of Beşiktaş, at the site of which the Dolmabahçe Palace was constructed.
View of Seraglio Point from Karaköy.
The Fountain of Sultan Ahmed III at the Hagia Sophia square, Istanbul.
Frontispiece of the first volume of the book. Ottoman official presents his compliments to the Sultan.
Imaginary representation: An official is asking a favor from the Sultan.
View of the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul.
Frontispiece of the second volume of the book: The Sultan's enthronement.
The Ottoman Sultan.
The Haseki Sultana at her quarters (Harem).
Kizlar Agası, head of the eunuchs of the Sultan's palace.
The Grand Vizier.
Bostancıbaşı, head gardener and executioner, in ceremonial dress.
The niche from which the Sultan secretly watched the caucus of the Divan, the higher governmental body. Here, the Sultan is coming out to intervene.
View of Istanbul, perhaps of the Seraglio Point. While Hagia Sophia and Hagia Irene are clearly depicted, the Top Kapi Palace and the Byzantine walls of the city are missing from the picture.
View of Istanbul from Üsküdar.
View of Istanbul from Bulgurlu hill at Üsküdar. In the foreground two west European men, one of whom is most probably the author himself, are chatting with Ottoman men.
View of Istanbul from Maiden's Tower. In the foreground imperial boats are departing from Topkapi Palace. In the first view, the Ottoman Sultan; in the second, some Ottoman princes.
View of Istanbul from Pera (Beyoğlu).
View of the summer palace of the Sultan at Beşiktaş, at the place of which the Palace of Dolmabahçe was built in the 19th century.
The palace of Hatice Sultan (sister of the Sultan Selim III) at Defterdarburnu, on the western shores of Bosporus. Hatice Sultan entrusted A. I. Melling with designing the palace.
The Çağlayan Palace in the Sweet Waters of Europe (Kağıthane). This palace was constructed on the ruins of Saadabad Palace, which was demolished in 1730, during the Patrona Halil revolt.
Panoramic view of the Bosporus from Beylerbey. On the shores, Beylerbey Palace in one of its first constructional phases, before its final reconstruction ordered by Sultan Abdülaziz.