Mahomethes Quartus. Magnus Turcarum Imperator.Qui nunc Regnat. Anno 1687.
Sold by T. Basset at the George near St Dunstans Church in Fleet Street. [n.d. c.1700.]
Engraving. 325 x 209mm. 12¾ x 8¼".
Mehmed IV (1642-1693) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1648 to 1687. He took the throne at age six, and his reign was significant as he changed the nature of the Sultan's position forever by giving up most of his executive power to his Grand Vizier.
Ex Collection: Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 24479] £240.00