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Delee, or one of the Viziers guard.

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811948
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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Costume -- 1600s -- Turkish

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1667
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC COSTU-16-Tu
Topics
Capes (Clothing) -- 1600-1699
Clothing & dress -- Turkey -- 1600-1699
Turks -- Clothing & dress -- 1600-1699
Men -- Clothing & dress -- Turkey -- 1600-1699
Guards -- Turkey -- 1600-1699
Notes
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Printed on border: "Of the Delées." "Delee signifies as much as a mad fellow or a hector; these are the prime Viziers lifeguard, and are in number from 100 to 400, more or less, according as the Vizier is more or less rich and splendid in his retinue; their pay is from 12 to 15 Aspers a day; they are by nation of Bosna, or Albania; their habit is very ridiculous according to this picture …" Wrinkles on image; spots on text and border.

Source note: The present state of the Ottoman Empire : containing the maxims of the Turkish politie, the most material points of the Mahometan religion. Printed for John Starkey Henry Brome, 1667) Rycaut, Paul, Sir (1628-1700), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; plate mark 15 x 10 cm. (6 x 3 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1635698
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17119633
Barcode : 33333159195755
UUID: 3c662450-c540-012f-38c7-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1667: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Delee, or one of the Viziers guard." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1667. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-e01e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Delee, or one of the Viziers guard." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-e01e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1667). Delee, or one of the Viziers guard. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-e01e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Delee, or one of the Viziers guard.