An exhibition of unique old photographs depicting Mongolian life from 1870-1910 is now on display in Ulaanbaatar. The exhibition entitled “Mongolia and Mongolians” can be seen at the “Gamma Gallery”.
The exhibition comprising photographs from the famous St Petersburg Ethnography and Antropology Museum is one of the events marking the 95th anniversary of relations between Mongolia and Russia.
In his opening speech, Foreign Affairs Minister L.Purevsuren said: “The President of Mongolia proposed making copies of these photographs, during his official visit in Russia in 2011. Today, the results of this agreement can be seen by all Mongolians”. The Minister also thanked the Mongolian Academy of Sciences for publishing a booklet containing the photographs.
The exhibition “Mongolia and Mongolians” is on until 21st February.