Portrait of a Princess
Prenses Dürrüşehvar Sultan - Princess Durru-Chehvar Sultane. Princess and daughter of Caliph Abdulmecid II (born May 30, 1868, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire [now Istanbul, Turkey.]—died Aug. 23, 1944, Paris, Fr.), was the last caliph and crown prince of the Ottoman dynasty of Turkey.
Armenians and Armenian Photographers in the Ottoman Empire
Armenians and Armenian Photographers in the Ottoman Empire. J. Pascal Sebah (Armenian, 1823-1886), Constantinople: Armenian Bride. From Osman Hamdi Bey (Turkish, 1842-1910), Les costumes populaires de la Turquie en 1873: ouvrage publié sous le patronage de la Commission impériale ottomane pour l’Exposition universelle de Vienne. Los Angeles, Getty Research Institute (96.R.14, Box 139) .
Turkish indoors and outdoors female costumes from Constantinopel/Istanbul. Late-Ottoman era, c. 1870. Left: silk şalvar (baggy trousers), ample brocade ‘üçetek entari’ (robe with three train-like panels), and a cashmere scarf used as ‘kuşak’ (waist band). Right: woollen ‘ferace’ (baggy robe) and muslin yaşmak (veil). Standing in the middle: a Turkish pupil. (Source: ‘Les Costumes Populaires de la Turquie’- Osman Hamdi Bey, 1873).