Ottoman Illustrations from:

Recueil de cent estampes representant differentes nations du Levant,
gravees sur les tableaux peints d'apres nature en 1707 & 1708 par l'ordre de M. de Ferriol, Ambassadeur du Roi a la Porte; et mis au jour en 1712 & 1713 par les soins de M. Le Hay.

[Collection of one hundred prints representing different nations of the Levant, engraved on the paintings from life in 1707 & 1708 by order of M. de Ferriol, Ambassador of the King to the Porte; and brought to light in 1712 & 1713 by the care of M. Le Hay]

Paris, 1714

From Paintings by Jean-Baptiste Vanmour (Van Mour), 1671-1737

Jean Baptiste Vanmour. Born in French Flanders in 1671, he came to Istanbul in 1699, at the age of eighteen, in the suite of the French ambassador, the Marquis de Ferriol. As far as is known, he did not leave the city until his death in 1737.

Illustrations of Ottoman Military



All the thumbnails on one page or:
Ottoman Court Officials.
Ottoman Government and Religious.
Turkish Civilian.
Balkan.
Asian and African.

Paintings by Jean-Baptiste Vanmour (Van Mour), painted from 1699 to 1737

Links to Prints by Title

Solak Başı, or Captain of the of the Guards of the Great Lord
Solak, Guard of the Great Lord
The Yeniçeri Ağası, or commander of Janissaries
Çorbaçı, colonel of the Janissaries
Ast-chi-Bashi, Cook and Officer of the Janissaries
Janissary in ceremonial dress
Jannissary in ordinary turban
Sipahi or Turkish Cavalryman
Serdengeçti or Volunteer
The Kaptan Başı, or Grand Admiral in ceremonial dress
Bey, Galley Captain
Levent, or Marine
Albanian Soldier, Arnaut
Crimean Tatar




Ottoman Soldiers from other European Illustrations
Ottoman Turks of the Renaissance Period by George Gush



Engravers
Baron, Bernard, 1696-1762
Cochin, Charles Nicolas, 1688-1754
Du Bosc, Claude, 1684-1745
Franssières, Jacques de
Haussard, Jean-Baptiste, 1679 or 80-1749
Rochefort, Pierre de, 1673-1728
Scotin, Gérard, 1643-1715
Simonneau, Philippe, 1685-1753