[Aboriginal group, Nilgiris], 1870 - 1879
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Image 118 x 160 mm. on paper 152 x 199 mm. Full length studio portrait of four aboriginal women, two standing and two seated. The women are grouped around a sheaf of wheat, with a woven basket in the foreground. One of the women holds a sickle. The precise ethnic group has not been identified, but is possibly Badaga (see Thurston, ‘Castes and tribes of Southern India’, vol 1 pp. 63-124).
- 1870 - 1879
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Penn, Albert Thomas Watson, 1849-1924, photographer
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