Published as the Act directs by Dr. J. Trusler June 1788.
Engraving. 190 x 130mm (7½ x 5"). Trimmed to platemark.
A view of a Kalmuck camp occupied by horsemen, camels and figures. The Kalmucks, or Kalmyks were a western Mongol people who migrated to Russia in the seventeenth century. They lived a nomadic life travelling around the lands between the Don and the Volga Rivers. Illustration from Dr John Trusler's 'The Habitable World Described' (c1788-1806).
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