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Voyages and Travels in Various Parts of the World During the Years 1803, 1804, 1805, 1806 and 1807 (Classic Reprint)
by:G. H. Von Langsdorff
Jlap of the A utÂorâs Route.-P age I. Plate I. The Frontwpiece.--A View ofthe Russian Settlement at Oonalashca. The village et I llnluk iles upon a small low neck of land. Tho mounds, which have the appearance of graves, are the earth-huts of the inhabitants. Near them are several crosses, which were erected to the memory of some Russians of distinction...
Jlap of the A utÂorâs Route.-P age I. Plate I. The Frontwpiece.--A View ofthe Russian Settlement at Oonalashca. The village et I llnluk iles upon a small low neck of land. Tho mounds, which have the appearance of graves, are the earth-huts of the inhabitants. Near them are several crosses, which were erected to the memory of some Russians of distinction who died on this island: a sort of scaffolding is seen not far from them, on which fish are hung up to br dried. In the foreground are somo Aleutians ln their leather canoes or buidarlcus, who M0 throwing their javelins. The small long narrow objects upon the ground near tho huts are baldarkas turned upside down :when not In use, they are always laid up ln this way along the shore. Plate II.-P age 48. Household Utensils and other Olyecls from A lalcsa, Oonalashka, and Kodiak. 1. A bag made of fish skins from A lukss. 2. A leather lingencase, used as a shield by the women of A laksa when they are sewing. 3. A rattling sort of instrument from Kodiak, made of the beaks of sea.parrots, and used to bent the time in dancing. 4and 5. Ornaments for the ears, made of the shell called the sea-toothl 6. A lip ornament of the A leutians, of its natural size, made of pieces of bone and glass beads :it is ingeniously inserted into an opening made in the under lip. 7. Specimen ot a sort of embroidery done by the women of Oonalashkn, upon leather, with the hair of the rein-deer. 8. A head.dress, made of mole.skins from A laksa. 9. A basket made of straw from Ooualashka. 10 and ll. Straw pockct.books from Oonalashka. 12. A head.dress with a great deal of embroidery, only worn by the Aleutians at their dancing.festivals. 1he bunch of goatnhair tlying about is considered as ex. tremely ornamental.(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosoph
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