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An old Hindu ascetic or holy man: standing, with left arm raised above his head, accompanied by a young boy. Watercolour, ca. 1880 (?).

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[1880? (?)]

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Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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The man has long hair and a long grey beard; he wears a saffron robe and carries a staff; the boy wears a saffron loincloth and carries a cloth bundle, a stick and a kamandal (sacred pot); both have smeared their bodies with ashes

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1880? (?)]

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1 painting : watercolour, with gouache ; sheet 13.1 x 8.9 cm

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An old Hindu ascetic or holy man: standing, with left arm raised above his head, accompanied by a young boy. Watercolour, ca. 1880 (?). Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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