Les filigranes dans les documents ottomans. Vol. 2: divers types d'images
The Watermarks in the Ottoman Documents. Volume 2: Different Types of Images
Водните знаци в османските документи. Том. 2: разни изображения
Category: Ottoman studies. Language: French


   The album presents different Ottoman watermarks and countermarks (transparent imprints) kept in archives of the Oriental Collections Department (St. St. Cyril and Methodius” National Library in Sofia). The watermarks and countermarks in the inventory are dated in the period between 15th and 18th centuries. The watermarks are grouped into several groups: Paschal lamb, Eagle, Anchor, Ring, Crossbow, Bow, Coat of Arms, Weighing machine, Circle, Hat, Horse, Scissors, Keys, Bell Comet, Crescent, Cross, Ladder, Anvil, Standard, Star, Arrow, Flower, Griffon, Man, Lantern, Leopard, Letters, Lion, Hand, Bludgeon, Centipede, Tops, Proper names, Bird, Jar, Grape, Wheel of a chariot, Siren, Sun, Armillary sphere, Bull's head, and Human head. The album contains 1074 central drawings, 118 countermarks, letters and names and 20 secondary watermarks.


Publisher Valentin Trayanov
Language French
Pages 410
Illustrations b/w figures
Binding hardback
ISBN 954-9176-11-8
Creation date 2005
Size 21 х 29 cm

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