Illustrations of Ottomans circa 1790 from
Costumes Turcs
Vol. II Folio 88. Borucu


Trompetadgi, mus. turc, jouant la trompette.
Borucu, a grey-bearded trumpeter of the Mehterhane holding a long trumpet (boru) with a central handle. Wearing the square turban, kâtibî kavuk, scarlet kaftan and grey striped robe.
British Museum. Registration number: 1974,0617,0.12.2.88
Previously owned by Heinrich Friedrich von Diez

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