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D. Joseph 
Two Turkish grease wrestlers, Adali Halil (left) and Kurtdereli Mehmed (right) 
1902 
  
Albumen print 
Private collection of Engin Ozendes 
 
LL/65791 
  
Curatorial description (Engin Özendes, 4 March 2016):
Mushir Arif Pasha, assistant governor of Edirne, heard that the two wrestlers were on bad terms, and to reconcile them arranged for this photograph to be taken. To seal the peace, a wrestling match was organised between them at Sarayiçi in Edirne. 
 

 
  
 
  
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