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Obshchestvennyia uveseleniia Sredneaziiatsev. Pliaska (bazm) zhenshchin

Obshchestvennyia uveseleniia Sredneaziiatsev. Pliaska (bazm) zhenshchin

 
 
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Photograph shows group of Uzbek(?) female performers kneeling on a rug.
Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 2, pl. 90.
"Bazm" translated from Persian as "celebration."

A comprehensive visual survey of Central Asia undertaken after imperial Russia assumed control of the region in the 1860s. Commissioned by General Konstantin Petrovich von Kaufman (1818–82), the first governor-general of Russian Turkestan.

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01/01/1865
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asia
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Library of Congress
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