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Slide set: Exploration in North-West Mongolia and Dzungaria (lecture: Royal Geographical Society, 70 slides, 1912)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Asia -- Mongolia -- (Lattimore)
Slide 2
Slide 5
Slow progress through dense Taiga
Slide 6
Flooded forest
Slide 9
Flat topped summit of Syansk Mountains
Slide 15
Uriankhai and Tepee
Slide 17
Uriankhai Teepees and Reindeer herds
Slide 20
Uriankhai woman with young reindeer
Slide 23
Syansk Reindeer, white variety
Slide 25
An Uriankhai Shahman doctor
Slide 26
Uriankhai hunters
Slide 28
Typical Stone Image in Mongolia
Slide 30
Chiefs of the Kemchik Uriankhai
Slide 36
Nomads of Plains, Khalka Mongols
Slide 38
Ovis Ammon, Little Altai
Slide 40
Herd of Yaks in Turgun mountains
Slide 42
Kundele in Turge group
Slide 45
A Kirei falconer
Slide 47
Kirei in Winter quarters
Slide 50
A Taghlik of Karlik Tagh
Slide 52A**
A Kemchick girl
Slide 59
River ta Narin. S. Tarlik Dargh
Slide 62
Eastern Peaks of Karlik Tagh
Slide 63
Pasture-land on the N. side
Slide 67
Banks of Shanas R. Central Dzungaria
Slide 68
The Sacred lake of Bogdu-Ola
Slide 69
A Charkhan of Rank
Uriankhai Lama
Uriankhai Type
Mongol Horseman
Native Bardash Taghlik
Woman of Khalka Tribe
Durbec Mongol
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Douglas Carruthers, ‘[Exploration in North-West Mongolia and Dzungaria]’ in Geographical Journal

Events where this set was shown

Exploration in North-West Mongolia and Dzungaria (lantern lecture, London, England, 25 March 1912)


The Royal Geographical Society index card states:

'33 slides (including 10 panoramas) made to illustrate a paper by D. Carruthers on 'Explorations in Central Asia', read 25th March 1912'.

This collection originally comprised 70 slides - 21 destroyed/faded, 25th January 1951.

Most of the surviving slides are numbered within the original sequence of 70, but six are unnumbered and are listed here at the end of the set, arbitrarily placed in positions [71]-[76].

Lucerna ID  3009080

Record created by Emily Hayes and Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 June 2017

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