- Museum number
- Series: The Habits of the Grand Signor's Court
A bokçu başi; single-page painting mounted on album folio. Overseer of the sweepers and scavengers carrying a staff and a long-handled broom and wearing a dark blue kaftan, blue tunic, white sash, red trousers, high yellow boots and plain white turban. Inscribed. Album contains 124 paintings of Turkish sultans and court officials.
Ink and opaque watercolour on paper. Album bound in green leather with pages of Persian paper, according to inscription. Page edges gilded with gold.
- Production date
- 1620 (circa)
Height: 21.30 centimetres (manuscript)
Height: 20.70 centimetres (page)
Thickness: 3.80 centimetres (manuscript)
Width: 16.30 centimetres (manuscript)
Width: 13.70 centimetres (page)
- Curator's comments
- See 1928,0323,0.46 .1-.122 for all folios included in this album.
For spine and front matter inscriptions, see 1928,0323,0.46.1.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from the British Library.
- Middle East
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: SL.5258