Costume of a Man from Buxoro (Buchara), Uzbekistan 19th c..
From the book by Burnes, Alexander. Travels into Bokhara: containing the narrative of a voyage on the Indus from the sea to Lahore, … and an account of a journey from India to Cabool, Tartary and Persia; performed by order of the supreme government of India, in the years 1831. London, 1835.
BUKHARIA is not dependant upon Russia; and if we speak of the Bukharians in this place, it is because a great number of them have been long established in Siberia. They occupy the Tartar districts in Tobolsk, Tara, Tourinsk, and Tioumen, and people, in a great degree, the environs of those towns. They are also to be found in the governments of Orenburgh and Astrachan.
Bukharia, their native country, is situated to the south of the Caspian Sea and Lake Aral. It is bounded by Persia, the north of India, and several small Tartar provinces. Continue reading →
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