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An Indian man wearing a Parsi string and make-up, squatting on a rug with his hand in a rosary bag, in a studio setting. Photograph, ca.1900.

Date
[approximately 1900]
Reference
535789i
Part of
The Fallaize Collection.
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Description

He has a low table in front of him, with what looks like wine in a decanter and a crystal wineglass

Publication/Creation

[approximately 1900]

Physical description

1 photograph : black and white photoprint

Lettering

Brahman

Lettering note

Bears number: 21

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 535789i

Ownership note

Originally collected by British anthropologist Edwin Nichol Fallaize (1877-1957). Purchased by Capt. L.W.G. Malcolm in 1934, on behalf of Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome, for the price of £25. From a letter in the Wellcome archives dated 16th December 1934.

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