Mehmed VI Wahid ed-din, final Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, just before his abdication, deposition, and exile
SLATE INFORMATION: The Sultan Walks through the Palace Grounds
GV tower of palace (?).
GV Turkish soldiers, in dark uniform, bearing flag march up to palatial building. (2 shots).
LS Turkish soldiers, in white uniform, march up through arch, British sailors in F/G walk past.
GV crowd of Turkish civilians walking past.
SV Sultan and aides walking over courtyard. Line of cavalry in B/G.
SV coachman sitting on carriage in uniform trimmed with gold. The Royal equipage coach and harness, horses and coachman all weighted down with solid gold.
SV two men holding horse's head - the Horse's harness is decorated with gold.
GV Mohammed in royal carriage being driven slowly past palace, lines of cavalry in B/G. (2 shots). The passing of Mohammed - the Sultan's last ride through the streets of the Turkish capital - two days later he abdicated.
LS carriage draws up in front of doorway and the Sultan walks up the carpeted steps.
sultanate, Caliph, Caliphate, ruler, leader, royalty
Background: Mehmed VI Wahid ed-din, final Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, just before his abdication, deposition, and exile