painting (art)

Painting of a senior Turkish army officer, perhaps a Pasha, holding a misbaha, or prayer beads, wearing an embroidered coat, the style of which suggests a date slightly earlier than the 1890s. The depiction leans toward caricature, and is probably the portrait of a real person.

A senior Turkish army officer, perhaps a Pasha, holding tesbih, or prayer beads. This image is difficult to date, but perhaps 1850 – 1870.

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