Janissaries (90 Subjects)
The Chief Admiral of the Ottoman fleet shows himself before the Sultan. In the background (right to left) the Mosque of Sultan Ahmed I, Hagia Sophia and Hagia Irene.
A lower-ranking officer of the Janissary corps. A Janissary in ceremonial dress.
Ast-chi, a cook. Ast-chi bashi, head cook of the Janissary corps.
Lower-ranking officers carry the pot containing the Janissaries' meal. A Kasik-dar or Çorpaci, Captain of the Janissaries.
An officer of the Janissaries. The head of the lower-ranking officers (Bas- Chavus).
Janissary in ceremonial costume (left). Janissary in everyday costume (right).
Lower-ranking officer of the Janissary corps.
Janissary. Head of the Janissary corps (Aga of the Janissaries).
The Aga of the Janissaries.
Map of Istanbul.
Scene from everyday life in the Ottoman Empire: Dinner, salutation, self-care, urination.
Rite of passage in the Ottoman Empire.
The Byzantine Hippodrome, Istanbul. Procession headed by the Sultan.
Composition: Scene at the craggy mountains of Slavonia, historical region pertaining to modern-day Croatia (left), procession headed by the Sultan (right).
View of Osijek bridge, Croatia. This wooden bridge was built in the era of Suleiman I, and measured eight metres.
Scene from the Janissaries' revolt against Grand Vizier Ibsir Pasha in 1655. The Sultan receives the Janissaries' claims; at the same the dead body of the Chief Eunuch of the Harem is surrendered to the insurgents through the palace window.
Imaginary depiction of the mosques of Suleiman I and Mehmed II.
Reconstruction of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. In the foreground, the Sultan and his suite on their way out of the palace.
Imaginary depiction of the castle of Yedikule or Heptapyrgion (a prison in the Ottoman era), in Istanbul.
The Aga of the Janissaries corps, in official costume.
The Commander of the Jannisaries corps.
Second-in-rank commander of the Jannissaries corps.
Aga of the Janissaries, head of the Janissaries corps.
High-ranking officer of the Janissaries corps.
Janissary in official costume.
Officer, head of the water carriers of a Janissary division.