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Three Hindu ascetics, or holy men: above, a man lying on a bed of nails; below left, a man seated in the lotus position with withered arms raised above his head; below right, a man seated in the lotus position holding a trident. Coloured engraving by J. Chapman, 1809.

Chapman, J.
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Sept. 1 1809

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Credit: Three Hindu ascetics, or holy men: above, a man lying on a bed of nails; below left, a man seated in the lotus position with withered arms raised above his head; below right, a man seated in the lotus position holding a trident. Coloured engraving by J. Chapman, 1809. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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1. Purana Poori, an Oordhbahu saniassy. 2. Purrum Soatuntre Perkasanund, a Ser-seja saniassy. 3. A yogey ; J. Chapman sc.

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London : published by ... J. Wilkes, Sept. 1 1809.

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1 print : engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 23.8 x 19 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 567721i

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