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Porter, Robert Ker, Sir, 1777–1842

The costume of the inhabitants of Russia.

Additional Title(s):

Sketches of the costume of Russia

London : Published by J. Edington ..., [1810]
Physical Description:
[2] p., [26] leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GT1040 .P67 1810+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Cover title, on publisher's engraved label: Sketches of the costume of Russia. Price 1.11.6.
The plates are copies of those by Sir Robert Ker Porter in his Travelling sketches in Russia and Sweden ... 1809. Cf. Hiler.
Colored aquatints by Joseph Constantine Stadler; after Robert Ker Porter.
Date of publication from Hiler.
Hiler, H. Bibliography of costume, p. 718
Colas, R. Bibliographie générale du costume et de la mode, 2408
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original brown paper covered boards, with publisher's printed title label.
Subject Terms:
Costume -- Russia -- Pictorial works.
Edington, J. -- Publisher.
Military uniforms -- Russia -- Pictorial works.
Porter, Robert Ker, Sir, 1777-1842. Travelling sketches in Russia and Sweden -- Illustrations.
Russia -- Armed Forces -- Uniforms -- Pictorial works.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1810.
Porter, Robert Ker, Sir, 1777-1842, ill.
Stadler, Joseph Constantine, engraver.

  • The Chief of the Bashkirs
  • A Hackney sledge --Russian boors in their Winter Sledge
  • A Gentleman in his winter walking dress
  • A Russian trademan
  • A Russian tradesman's wife in her gala dress
  • A Russian tradesman's wife in her summer dress
  • A Russian nurse
  • A Russian peasant in his summer dress
  • A Russian peasant in her summer dress
  • A travelling Russian Boor
  • A Bohemian or Gypsy
  • A peasant of Finland in his Russian dress
  • A Dalecarlion peasant
  • A Dalecarlion female peasant
  • An Archimandrite in his ordinary habit
  • Monks of St Basil --Nuns of St Basil
  • An officer of the Donsky Cossacks
  • An officer of the Imperial Foot Guards
  • A soldier of the Imperial Foot Guards
  • A Bashkir trooper
  • A regular Cossac --A Kalmuc Horseman
  • An Uralsky Cossac
  • Kirghises.

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