A Nogais Tartar Lady of distinction. In the centre of the group a Princess of that Nation, attended by a Female Slave, 1803. Une Femme Tatare Nogais de distinction; au… Read More
Back Figure of a Female Shaman, or Sorceress of Krasnajarsk. Front of the costume Une Shamane, ou Devineresse de Krasnajarsk, par derrière. THE Shamans are distinguished by a singular dress,… Read More
A Samoyed. Nenets northern arctic indigenous people. Un Samoyède. THE tribes of Samoyedes wandering on this side the Yougoric mountains have long been known to the Russians. It is proved… Read More
A Female Samoyed in her Summer Dress 1803. ALTHOUGH the Samoyedes are permitted to marry as many wives as they are able to maintain, the greater part of them are… Read More
A Female Samoyed 1803. Une Femme Samoyède. Nenets indigenous people in northern arctic Russia also known as Samoyeds. Living in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
The Evenks wandering in more southerly solitude, they are skilful huntsmen, sit well on horseback, and combat with much courage.
THE Evenks (Formerly Tungusian) are pagans of the sect of the Shamans. The Evenks believe in a future life, which they imagine will be similar to their present state of existence.
Formerly known as Tungus or Tunguz, Mongolian. Tungusic people of Northern Asia. The Evenks are recognized as one of the Indigenous peoples of the Russian North.
The Evenks are recognized as one of the Indigenous peoples of the Russian North. The traditional religion of the Evenki is strongly influenced by shamanism.
A Khanty, Ostyak of the Ob in traditional dress, 1803. Ostyak Finno-Ugric, Khanty Ugrian people, living in northwestern Siberia (east of the Urals) Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug. Un Ostiak de l’Ob. ON the conquest… Read More