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Face-Off: A Russian Prince at the Courts of India (with John Webley)

In 1841-43 and 1845-46, Russian artist, writer, and former diplomat Prince Aleksei Dmitrievich Saltykov traveled through India’s independent kingdoms and the regions dominated by the British East India Company.

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