Sheikh İbrahim Edhem Efendi was known as 'Hezarfen' or 'master of 1000 trades'. A list of his skills includes carpentry, woodcarving, founding, printing, weaving and archery. In addition, he was a blacksmith, lathesman, calligrapher and a master of Ebrû. As well as being 'the first Ottoman to cast a lead pipe', he also taught 'making of umbrella handles to the poor'.
« Older President - White
V-President - Black
Sec-Treas ... | Challenging the notion that hu... Newer »
This thread has been archived and is closed to new comments
Buy a Shirt