Category:A Series of Portraits of the Emperors of Turkey

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A Series of Portraits of the Emperors of Turkey is a London book of 1815 with engravings by John Young (1755-1825) derived from Ottoman miniatures (and paintings commissioned in 1808 by Selim III, with vignettes on "my victories" chosen by the Sultan himself) and dedicated to the Prince Regent.[1]

The book's title page displays the following information:

"A Series of Portraits of the Emperors of Turkey, from the Foundation of the Monarchy to the Year 1815. Engraved from Pictures painted at Constantinople. Commenced under the auspices of Sultan Selim the Third, and completed by command of Sultan Mahmoud the Second. With a biographical Account of each of the Emperors. Recueil des portraits des empereurs ottomans. Suite des portraits des empereurs turcs, depuis la fondation de la monarchie jusqu'à l'an 1815. By John Young, engraver in mezzotinto to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent. London: Printed by W. Bulmer & co., 1815."

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