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Illustrations of Ottomans circa 1809 from

Stratford Canning's Pictures of Turkey
Nöbetçi, or orderly officer

Brief description: Nöbetçi, or orderly officer
Physical description: A man holding a cane aloft, wearing a white turban
Object: Watercolour
Place of origin: Istanbul, Turkey (Painted)
Date: about 1809 (Painted)
Artist/Maker: Anonymous Greek artist (Painter)
Marks and inscriptions: Numbered 81
Dimensions: Height: Height: 20.7 cm, Width: 16.2 cm
Victoria and Albert Museum. Museum number: D.103-1895

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Compare this to a Nöbetçi, officer of the Janissaries, in Dessins originaux de costumes turcs, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Ms 4-OD-23

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