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Van-Lennep, Henry J. (Henry John), 1815–1889
The oriental album : twenty illustrations, in oil colors, of the people and scenery of Turkey, with an explanatory and descriptive text / by Rev. Henry J. Van Lennep, D.D. ...
New York : Anson D. F. Randolph, 683 Broadway, 1862.
Physical Description:
48 pages, [20] leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 46 x 36 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 43
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
With an added lithographed title page.
Chromolithographs by Charles Parsons, after Van-Lennep. Printed by Endicott & Co., N.Y.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original purple cloth, stamped in gold.
BEIN 2016 Folio 85: Original cloth front cover pasted in. Inscription: Jack R. Crawford, Yale University.
Subject Terms:
Clothing and dress -- Turkey -- Pictorial works.
Crawford, Jack Randall, 1878- -- Autograph.
Ethnic costume -- Turkey.
Turkey -- Pictorial works.
Turkey -- Social life and customs.
Chromolithographs -- 1862.
Lithographs -- 1862.
Parsons, Charles, 1821-1910, lithographer.
Endicott & Co. (New York, N.Y.), printer of plates.

  • Turkish and Armenian ladies abroad
  • A Turkish Effendi
  • Armenian lady of Constantinople (at home)
  • Turkish scribe
  • Turkish lady of rank at home
  • Turkish Cavass (police officer)
  • Turkish woman (unveiled)
  • Armenian piper
  • Armenian ladies (at home)
  • Armenian marriage procession
  • Armenian bride
  • Albanian guard
  • Armenian peasant woman
  • Baghdad merchant (travelling)
  • Jewish marriage
  • Jewish merchant-- Gypsy fortune telling
  • Bandit chief
  • Circassian warrior
  • Druse girl.

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