Illustrations from

IN THE HEART OF ASIA
PAMIR - TIBET - EAST TURKESTAN
by Sven Hedin
St. Petersburg 1899 (in Russian)

Hedin, Sven Anders (1865-1952)
Caption translated:
The highest summit of Muztagh-Ata; view from the West.
(From the picture drawn by author).
Caption translated:
Our camp at the highest point reached - 6300 m above sea level.
(From the photo taken by author).
Shipton, Eric Earl (1907-1977), last British consul general in Kashgar lounges on the terrace of the consulate in 1941 (Nick and John Shipton collection, reproduced here from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE, December 2000)
Illustrations from

PEAK BELETSKY
by Leonid Zamiatnin
Leningrad, 1987 (in Russian)

Eugene Beletsky (1908-1979) with his children in 1962
Members of the Soviet-China expedition on the top of Muztagh-Ata, 1956