Turkish prayer book

Scope and Content

Turkish prayer bookwith some prayers in naskhi, Arabic. Illuminated, with decorated 'unwans and borders. Pointed throughout. Imprecation on fols. 73-78 names, among others, the line of Ottoman sultans, the last mentioned being 'Abd al-Aziz (i.e. dated after 1876).

Catalogued by MW Collier.

Administrative / Biographical History



Single item

Access Information

By appointment with the Keeper of Manuscripts. Access to records containing confidential information may be restricted.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Major DFO Russell, 27 May 1958.


Call number used to be msBP183.3

Other Finding Aids

Individual Manuscripts and Small Collections database available as part of Manuscripts Database.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database.

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Keeper of Manuscripts. Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.