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Manuscript of the Zubdat al-Tarikh (Essence of History) | LACMA Collections

Manuscript of the Zubdat al-Tarikh (Essence of History)

Turkish Atrocities in the Vienna Woods, c.1530, Erhard Schön, published by Hans Guldenmund

Turkish Atrocities in the Vienna Woods, Erhard Schön, published by Hans Guldenmund

I’m beginning to think that the long decline of the Ottoman Empire, accompanied by satirical characterizations of its most central country, led to the deterioration of the bird’s image as well.  Caricatures of the bird/country (like those below) begin to be a lot more prevalent than naturalist ones (like those above) after the turn of the nineteenth century.

I’m beginning to think that the long decline of the Ottoman Empire, accompanied by satirical characterizations of its most central country, led to the deterioration of the bird’s image as well. Caricatures of the bird/country (like those below) begin to be a lot more prevalent than naturalist ones (like those above) after the turn of the nineteenth century.

"Sultan Abdulhamit II in Ciragan palace" 116 x 60 cm, Oil & 24 carat gold on canvas, by "Florans Atlantis". The personal collection of Mr. Bülent ARI. Istanbul - Turkey.

"Sultan Abdulhamit II in Ciragan palace" 116 x 60 cm, Oil & 24 carat gold on canvas, by "Florans Atlantis". The personal collection of Mr.

Il gioco del aquila

Il gioco del aquila (The game of the eagle) Etching print made by Giuseppe Maria Mitelli in the The Imperial Eagle, surrounded by medallions depicting commanders, holds chains in its talons attached to defeated Turks.

OTTOMAN EMPIRE ILLUSTRATIONS (130) | par OTTOMAN IMPERIAL ARCHIVES

OTTOMAN EMPIRE ILLUSTRATIONS (130) | par OTTOMAN IMPERIAL ARCHIVES