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Indian metal-work

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022PPPP

Scope and Contents

Card portfolio containing photographs, all of items stocked by Soni Mawji Raghawji and Co., gold and silver smiths, of Bhuj in the Culch (Kachchh) region of Gujarat State, India. All the photographs are mounted on cards on which are entered the weight in tolas (1 tola The date is approximate. 11.66 grammes) and the cost in rupees of the various items.


  • Creation: 1900 - 1909

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18 item(s) (18 images)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Some are badly faded.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the Commonwealth Institute in 1990.


This collection level description was entered by SG using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Date information

DateText: The typescript catalogue notes 'the collection probably dates from the early 1900s'..



Includes index.
2004-04-26 11:57:01+00:00
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