Illustrations of Ottomans circa 1790 from
Costumes Turcs
Vol. II Folio 114. Ciğerci


Chierdgi, qui portent des poumons pour les chats.
Ciğerci, cats-meat man, a seller of liver and lungs. Carrying a vertical pole on his shoulders with liver, lights and kidneys fastened to it. Wearing grey astrakhan cap, white trousers, brown stockings, black slippers, brown jacket, white blouse open, knife in his brown girdle.
British Museum. Registration number: 1974,0617,0.12.2.114
Previously owned by Heinrich Friedrich von Diez

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