Illustrations of Ottomans circa 1790 from
Costumes Turcs
Vol. II Folio 77. Helvacı

Vendeur de confitures.
Helvacı, sweetmeat seller. Carrying a large tray, with ten covered dishes on it, on his head. Wearing a tight brown turban, blue knee-breeches, red slippers, green loose-fitting tunic. Bare chest and legs.
British Museum. Registration number: 1974,0617,
Previously owned by Heinrich Friedrich von Diez

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