Below- This plate has been re-illustrated (and added to), from the Italian Royal Army manual on the Ottoman Turkish Imperial Army from 1911. Five patterns for 1909 Imperial Army breeches and soldier's pantaloons were established. These patterns were used throughout WW1.
Right - Turkish Army drawing of the 1909 cavalry black leather boot and spurs.
Below - A comparison, with a German made M1901 front-laced ankle boot (from WW1), and the Turkish Imperial Army copy of the ankle boot, from a Turkish 1909-period illustration. The Turkish Army copy, is:
Below - Two Turkish soldier's shoes from Gallipoli, 1915 in the Australian War Memorial collection, these are:
They are hand made, from thick cow hide, and incorporate a length leather strap, and metal buckle harvested from military equipment kit, and incorporated into the shoe's construction.
Above - The shoe are worn with a pair of slip-on wool felt boot-socks. The wearer winds black tape or leather strap around the boot-socks in order to secure these more.
Below - A WW1 Turkish soldier's shoe (private collection).
Above - Seen hanging on the wall, of the bookmakers’ workshop (discussed below) a pair of Imperial Army WW1-wartime white canvas boots. Issued to both officers and soldiers in the Palestine campaign, this was a local adaptation to overcome leather shortages as well as the problems of heat and dry climate conditions destroying leather goods.
Below - The complete picture. Note how complete boots are hung on the wall so that the Imperial Army supply officers can approve the completed boots for acceptance, as well the workers can compare these to the ones they are making.