Illustrations of Ottomans circa 1790 from
Vol. I Folio 100. Tulumbacı
Tulumbachi, Jannissaire qui va pour éteindre le feu
Tulumbacı, a member of the Janissary fire brigade carrying an axe and wearing a red singlet, a broad yellow kuşak with four folds, blue knee breeches and bare legs. He has a large white turban wound in wide folds round a square grey cap.
British Museum. Registration number: 1974,0617,0.12.1.100
Previously owned by Heinrich Friedrich von Diez
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