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Beetles and Butterflies - Nature of Turkestan in Drawings

Ernst Kleiber, German prisoner of war, created a richly-illustrated manuscript while in Russian custody in Central Asia (1915-1918). Take a look at those detailed sketches of the flora and fauna of Turkestan, the region where he was held captive.

Ing. Ernst Kleiber, 1914, Feldpost aus Przemyśl
Ing. Ernst Kleiber zeichnet in Kriegsgefangenschaft die Natur Turkestans