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Bombay (Mumbai): a Parsee (Parsi) "Tower of silence" where the bodies of the dead are exposed to vultures. Photograph.

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[between 1800 and 1899?]
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664500i
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[Bombay] [Mumbai] : [publisher not identified], [between 1800 and 1899?]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint, albumen ; sheet 23 x 29.6 cm

Lettering

Parsee "Towers of silence" Bombay

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Reference

Wellcome Library no. 6644799i

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  • English


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