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Ottoman History Podcast employs a revolving banner based on special code that serves the visitor with a weighted but random selection from over 100 images pertaining to the history of the Ottoman Empire and beyond. Note that many of the images are cropped heavily, and some contain further modifications. Our banners are made using GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program). The font is Josefin Sans Bold.
The sources for the images in our banner are as follows by type and order of significance:
US Library of Congress
Matson Photoraph Collection; Photochrom Prints; Abdul Hamid II Collection; Prokudin-Gorskii Collection; Digitized Covers of Puck; Bain Collection
The Digital Walters
W.658, Book on navigation, Pirî Reis; W.659, Turkish version of the Wonders of creation; W.661, Book on horses; W.662, Turkish version of Sindbadnama; W.666, Five poems (quintet)
Atıl, Esin, Seyyit Vehbî, and Levni. Levni and the Surname: The Story of an Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Festival. Istanbul: Kocbank, 1999.
Çağman, Filiz, and Gülru Necipoğlu. The Sultan's Portrait: Picturing the House of Osman [... Exhibition ... Held at the Topkapı Palace Museum in Istanbul between June 6 and September 6, 2000]. İstanbul: İsbank, 2000.
Atıl, Esin, and Arifi. Süleymanname: The Illustrated History of Süleyman the Magnificent. Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1986.
Jacobson, Ken. Odalisques & Arabesques: Orientalist Photography 1839-1925. London: Quaritch, 2007.
Graham-Brown, Sarah. Images of Women: The Portrayal of Women in Photography of the Middle East, 1860-1950. 1988.
Sabuncuoğlu, Şerefeddin, and İlter Uzel. Cerrāhiyyetü'l-ilhaniye. Ankara: Atatürk Kültür, Dil ve Tarih Yüksek Kurumu, 1992.
Allen, Thomas Gaskell, and William Lewis Sachtleben. Across Asia on a Bicycle. New York: Century Co, 1894. <http://books.google.com/books?id=1I8lAQAAMAAJ>.
Tsapalos, Georges, and Pierre Walter. Rapport sur le domaine impérial de Tchoucour-Ova (vilayet d'Adana, Turquie d'Asie). Paris ; Villeneuve-Saint-Georges: l'Union typographique, 1911.
Mithat Kutlar, “Osmanlı Kadın Dergileri içinde Erkekler Dünyası Dergisi,” Fe Dergi 2, sayı 2 (2010):1-15.
Additional materials from private collections of Chris Gratien and other Ottoman History Podcast contributors