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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 Asian & North African Inhabitants

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

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

Links to Prints by Title

Dergoumidas, Armenian priest condemned by the Grand Vizier Ali Pasha, martyred 5th November 1707
An Armenian who goes to church to get married, accompanied by a companion bringing his sword
Armenian girl, who is conducted to the church to marry
Armenian architect
Armenian of Persia
Female Persian
Dervish of India
Arab of the Desert
Clothing of the Barbary Coast
Tunisian in ceremonial dress
Tunisian in Negligee
African woman going outdoors
Moorish Woman

Other Spanish & North African Resources

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

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