1884 Hagenbeck’s anthropologisch-zoologische Kalmücken Ausstellung




These illustrations are both signed C. Rickelt ’84 and were drawn by German illustrator Carl Rickelt possibly during one of the performances of the kalmyk human zoo of 1884. The print of the Kalmyk priest (gelong) was published in “Blätter für Kostümkunde Nr. 207, Bd. III” (1887) and the print of the Kalmyk woman with children in “Blätter für Kostümkunde Nr. 223, Bd. IV” (1891) and “Beiblatt zur Illustrirten Frauen=Zeitung – XV Jahrgang Nr. 2” (1888):