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View of 4 Tartar Chapels Great Madshary

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From the Collection

Additional makers

Print maker - Christian Gottfried Heinrich Geissler

Description

View of four domed chapels with Tartars in right foreground; plate 12 of a French edition of Peter Simon Pallas, 'Travels through the southern provinces of the Russian Empire', c.1799/1801. Hand-colouring over etched outlines.

Inscription

Signed on plate: 'G Geissler del et fec'; lettered in top right corner: 'T.1 Pl. 12'

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Location

Tatarstan, Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia

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