Melling: Istanbul. 1819. An original antique copper engraving. 29″ x 20″. [TKYp1261]

Topkapi Palace: Premier Court de Serail (Court of Janissaries). Looking towards Bab-us Selam (Salutation Gate), through which only the Sultan can enter mounted. The Armoury (Hagia Irene) and the Mint to the right.