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Circassians, Cherkess, Caucasus

Circassians, Cherkess, Caucasus

2nd (Mountaineer) Platoon, His Imperial Majesty's convoy:  from left to right:  Chief Officer in peaked cap and 'Nikolaev' overcoat;  Chief Officer in parade uniform duty-off;  Chief Officer in service uniform with epaulettes;  Chief Officer in full parade uniform (Platoon commander Muhammed-Shefi, son of Imam Shamil);  squire in service uniform;  Junker in full parade uniform

(Mountaineer) Platoon, His Imperial Majesty's convoy: from left to right…

Circassian Cultural Charity Evening, Krasnodar, 18 January 1908. Following devastating floods in the Kuban Region in Western Circassia in the winter of 1907/1908, the newly-formed Circassian Charity Society in Ekaterinodar [present-day Krasnodar], composed of well-off and intellectual local Circassians, organised a charity event on 18 January 1908 to raise money to help the victims of the floods and alleviate their ordeal.

Circassian Cultural Charity Evening, Krasnodar, 18 January 1908. Following devastating floods in the Kuban Region in Western Circassia in the winter of 1907/1908, the newly-formed Circassian Charity Society in Ekaterinodar [present-day Krasnodar], composed of well-off and intellectual local Circassians, organised a charity event on 18 January 1908 to raise money to help the victims of the floods and alleviate their ordeal.

adygei | ... Adygei violin used by Adygei people up to the 19th century

adygei | ... Adygei violin used by Adygei people up to the 19th century

Нац. музей Республики Адыгея

Нац. музей Республики Адыгея

Circassian national costume & weapons, 19th century.  Provenance: The Smithsonian Institution, USA.

Circassian costume and weapons including kindjal dagger and shashka sword, century.