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Sita in exile. Chromolithograph by R. Varma.

  • Ravi Varma, 1848-1906.
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After Sītā's abduction by Rāvana to Lanka and her rescue by Rāma she was questioned about her purity and loyalty to her husband; although she professed her innocence Rāma, under public pressure and reluctance banished her to exile


[Bombay] : Anant Snivaji Desai Motibajar Mumba; Karla Lonavla [near Poona] : Ravi Varma Press ; [after 1900] : Karla Lonavla (Rami Varma Press)

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1 print : oleograph


Sita Banbasa. Registered no. 158.

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Lettering also in Devanagari script


Wellcome Library no. 26489i



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