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Slide set: Through Turkistan to the Afghan frontier (lecture: York & Son, 50 slides, in/before 1887)

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Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 260

“Starting from Omsk, we get inter alia a view of the famous Thian Shan Mountains, one of Khiva, one of Merv, and one of Herat. We see here local life, local buildings, portraits, including the Khans of Khiva, and can form from this set an idea of the neighbourhood in which Russia approaches our Indian Empire. The lecture to accompany the slides is written by the Rev. Dr. Lansdell.”

Lucerna ID  3000417

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