Kornilov plate “Volga” after Elizaveta Bem

Kornilov plate "Volga" after Elizaveta Bem. Depicts a little tatar boy eating fish soup

The plate depicts a Tatar boy eating fish soup.
Elizaveta Bem’s maiden name was Endaurov, and her parents were of Tatar origin.
The plate displays two proverbs about Russian river Volga:
“Волга матушка, глубокая раздольная, да разгульная. Стерляжей ушицей кормитъ всякаго: и православного и татарина”; ” Волга – плыть долга”.