[Collection of 9 Turkish watercolour illustration.]
9 watercolours on album paper, largest 155 x 220mm, 6 x 8½". A bad tear in the European-style carriage watercolour., one laid on album page, 7 in good condition.
In pencil: 'Letter Writer', 'A Dervish', 'Sultan Mahmoud's Tomb'; and four costume and two carriage scenes, one of an European-style Phaeton carriage (drawn by two horses that became popular in Istanbul during the reign of Mahmoud II), the other a more rural form of transport for carrying women only. All from one source
[Ref: 15489] £1,800.00