"I am like God and God like me.I am as Large as God, He is as small as I.He cannot above me, nor I beneath him be."
Robed in magnificent Snow Leopard, a Kazakh Cheif proudly rides into exile. Deadly sharpshooter and superb horseman, Qali Beg led one of the three Kazakh bands escaping from Sinkiang to Kashmir. Crowned with fox and booted in soft leather, he sits on velvet atop a silver- and gold-embossed saddle.
National Geographic - November, 1954Posted 11 months ago with 157 notes