Reading the Images

Fascinated by the images but unsure what to make of them? Have a look at our annotated versions of many of the gallery images.

What is an annotation? Think of it as an only-slightly glorified scholarly scribbling. An annotation is a marginal note that aims to explain or draw your attention to a particularly interesting element of the image.

Gallery Image Title
Bossoli's Album "Tartars Travelling on the Plains"
Bossoli's Album "The River Salghir"
Bossoli's Album "Steppes between Perekop and Simferopol"
Bossoli's Album "Dance of Tartars"
Uvarov's Antiquities "Ruins of the Mosque of Sultan Baybars"