Illustration from:

Hans Sloan's Album, "The Habits of the Grand Signor's Court"

SL.5258, Turkey, c.1620

Folio 24b. Ulak or tatar

Ulak or tatar. Messenger or government courier who travelled on horseback. Carrying a whip. Wearing a dark green tunic, crimson trousers and high boots and the distinctive round head-dress, tatar kalpa─či.
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Registration number: 1928,0323,0.46.20 British Museum

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