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Ottoman Military Illustrations from:

Der Kern Turkischer Geschichte

The core of Turkish history

by Anonymous
Published: Erfurth, J.M. Funcken, 1739.

Many illustrations are similar to those published earlier in Luyken and Vanmour, so are either based on these or a common source.

Mustapha II. See Luyken.

Vizier Azem. See Vanmour.

Moufti. See Vanmour.

Greek Nobleman


An Archer (Azab) See Luyken.



A Siebenburger



Ibrahim Pasha

Granitz Pasha, in Deli costume. c.f. Luyken.

Çorbaçı. See Vanmour.


A Janissary in other costume. See Luyken.

Serdenghetschedi or Daredevil. See Vanmour.

Sipahi. See Vanmour.

Kislar Agassi. See Vanmour.

Capi Aga. See Vanmour.

Capidgi Bachi. c.f. Vanmour.

Seliktar Agassi. See Vanmour.

Kasseki. See Vanmour.

Bash-Chiau. See Vanmour.

Tchelebi. See Vanmour.

A Mute. See Luyken.

A Peik c.f. Nicolay & Bonnart.

Turkish Laquay (Peik) See Luyken.

Seaman. See Vanmour.

Astchi Bashi. See Vanmour.

Turkish cook. See Nicolay

Ibriktar Agassi. See Vanmour.

Turkish lover. See Vanmour.

The Koran carrier. See Luyken.

Barber. See Vanmour.

Astchi. See Vanmour.

Halvadgi - confectioner. See Vanmour.

Saka - Water Carrier. See Vanmour.

Tchingui - Dancer. See Vanmour.

A Turk in winter dress. See Vanmour.

Notes for Plates in German (these images are not good enough quality for Optical Character Recognition).


Ottoman Soldiers from other European Illustrations
The present state of the Ottoman Empire by Sir Paul Rycaut, 1677
Prints made by Henri II Bonnart, 1678-1711
Caspar Luyken Prints from Abraham a Sancta Clara's Neu-eröffnete Welt-Galleria, 1703
Paintings of Ottomans by Jean-Baptiste Vanmour (Van Mour), 1699-1737
Prints of the Ottoman Military after Vanmour.
Galanterieen der Türken (Gallantries of the Turks) by Christian Wilhelm Kindleben, 1783
Ottoman Turks of the Renaissance Period by George Gush
Ottoman Soldiers from an album of 1805.
Charakteristische Darstellung der vorzüglichsten europäischen Militairs or Augsburger Bilder 1802-1810
Ottoman Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Index of Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers

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