NILGIRI HILLS A collection of seven portraits of various ethnic groups that people the Nilgiri Hills
Lot 169
NILGIRI HILLS A collection of seven portraits of various ethnic groups that people the Nilgiri Hills
Sold for £312 (US$ 517) inc. premium
Lot Details
NILGIRI HILLS
A collection of seven portraits of various ethnic groups that people the Nilgiri Hills, albumen prints, mounts with printed captions, several with a separate explanatory leaf of text, images typically 150 x 115mm., [1868] (7)

Footnotes

  • These images are from The People of India, an important series of group and individual portaits published by John Forbes Watson and John William Kaye. This selection comprises: Toda Men; Toda Women; Kota Women; Kurumbars (2); Irula Women; Badaga Women. See illustration overleaf.
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