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Shows on the web  |  July 2012

Lithographs by Louis Choris

in his work "Voyage pittoresque autour du monde, avec des portraits de sauvages d' Amérique, d' Asie, d'Afrique, et des îles du Grand Océan. Paris: Didot 1822."

Courtesy of Göttinger DigitalisierungsZentrum (GDZ) der Niedersächsischen Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek. More information on the illustrations can be found in Adelbert von Chamisso's diaries of his travels in the Bering Sea, which have been re-published in the book by Marie-Theres Federhofer "Chamisso und die Wale" (2012), including her detailed commentaries.

Chukchi drum song performed by the Even ensemble Or'yakan.