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Lithograph - Elbicei Atika : Muse des Anciens Costumes Turcs de Constantinople
  • Elbicei Atika : Muse des Anciens Costumes Turcs de Constantinople
    Brindesi, Jean
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Elbicei Atika : Muse des Anciens Costumes Turcs de Constantinople

  • Object:

    Lithograph

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brindesi, Jean (artist)
    Bettannier, Joseph, born 1817 (lithographer)
    Bayalos, Aimé de
    Imprimerie Lemercier et cie (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.118

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 47

Physical description

Hand-coloured lithograph showing the civil, religious and military officials of the Ottoman establishment, the Commander in chief of the Janissaries, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh ul Islam, and the Head of Running Attendants. Each lettered with key, French translation, 'Jean Brindesi Del. and Imp. Lemercier, Paris'.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Brindesi, Jean (artist)
Bettannier, Joseph, born 1817 (lithographer)
Bayalos, Aimé de
Imprimerie Lemercier et cie (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Yenitcheri Agasi.Chefs du Corps des Janissaires Reis Efendi.Ministe. de l'extrr. Cheikh Ul Islam.Grand Mufti Tchaouch Bachi Chatir. Executeur des hautes oeuvres, Bettanier lith. Bayalos coul.

Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 27.2 cm, Width: 19.4 cm

Descriptive line

Hand-coloured lithograph entitled 'Commander in chief of the Janissaries...' after a drawing by Jean Brindesi from a series of 22 plates entitled 'Elbicei Atika : Muse des Anciens Costumes Turcs de Constantinople'. Paris, 1855.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing; Lithography; Printing

Subjects depicted

Ottoman; Costume

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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