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Suitsetav ainu mees / An Ainu man smoking

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Ainud on rahvas Jaapanis Hokkaido saarel ning Venemaal Sahhalini saarel, kes elasid lihtsalt ning tegelesid põhiliselt kalandusega. Jaapanlaste hoiatustest hoolimata otsustas Krusenstern Hokkaido saare juures maismaale läheneda, et sealset tundmatut rannajoont kaardistada, ning käis meeskonnaga ka maismaal..- - -.The Ainus are a people in Japan on the island of Hokkaido and in Russia on the Sachalin Island, who lived simple lives, mainly tending to fishing. Despite warnings from the Japanese, Krusenstern dared to sail closer to the mainland by Hokkaido to map the unknown shoreline, and also took the crew on mainland...Viitekood / Reference code:.EAA.1414.3.4.96..Lehekülg SAAGAs (vaja registreeruda) / Page in SAAGA (registration needed):.www.ra.ee/dgs/_purl.php?shc=EAA.1414.3.4:72 ( http://www.ra.ee/dgs/_purl.php?shc=EAA.1414.3.4:72 )

Between 1803-1806 the first Russian circumnavigation took place. The author of the idea for the expedition, as well as its leader and captain on one of the two ships was the Baltic German nobleman Adam Johann von Krusenstern, born in the Governorate of Estonia. In addition to its many scientific goals, the expedition was also meant to establish economic and diplomatic relations with China and Japan, as well as find a more efficient way to supply the Russian-American Company and raise Russia into the circle of naval powers. These watercolour paintings originate from Hermann Ludwig von Löwenstern’s diary, who was a lieutenant on the ship Nadezhda, captained by Krusenstern. They have been attributed to Löwenstern himself as well as the scientist Wilhelm Gottlieb Tilesius, who participated on the expedition as a botanist and artist.

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