"Represents two forms of the bow; the upper, the Scythian or Parthian bow enstrung, agreeing with the form of that now used by the Tartars, the lower, the ordinary bow, like the one mentioned in the text." — Anthon, 1891

Ancient bows

"Represents two forms of the bow; the upper, the Scythian or Parthian bow enstrung, agreeing with the…

"The country is densely populated, and we see children everywhere." —Carpenter, 1902

Russian children

"The country is densely populated, and we see children everywhere." —Carpenter, 1902