[John Stockdale.] [n.d. c.1812.]
Hand-coloured engraving, large margins; stamp: Stamford Library. Plate 197 x 343mm (3¾ x 13½"). Folds as normal; staining to lower right; trimmed to plate at left.
Plate 3: a prospect of Eski-Yourt, or the ancient sepulchral monuments, near the village of that name, immediately below Bakhtshisarai. In the foreground, some Tartar tombstones, representating males as they are decorated with a turban. It is said that the remains daugther of a Prussian Sheikh, who was married to one of the Crimean Khans was buried in one of the buildings. She caused the Mausoleum and fountains of Eski-Yourt to be constructed at her own expense. From Volume 2 of "Travels Through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire, in the Years 1793 and 1794".
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