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A Hindu ascetic, or holy man: standing, beating a drum with his left hand and plucking a stringed instrument with his right hand. Wood engraving by M. Klinkicht, 1876.

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[1876]
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567795i
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Credit: A Hindu ascetic, or holy man: standing, beating a drum with his left hand and plucking a stringed instrument with his right hand. Wood engraving by M. Klinkicht, 1876. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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[London] : [Illustrated London news, [1876]

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1 print : wood engraving ; image and border 31.2 x 21.1 cm

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A Hindoo mendicant pilgrim ; M. Klinkicht sc.

References note

'Our sketches from India', Illustrated London news, 12 February 1876, p. 162 ("The illustrations we publish this week, from sketches by our special artists, of the tour of his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales in India, relate to the most interesting scenes of his visit to Benares, on the 5th ult., and a day or two afterwards to Lucknow. … Two of our present Illustrations refer to Delhi, which city was visited by his Royal Highness after quitting Lucknow, on the 10th ult. A group of Rajpoots, and the figure of a Hindoo mendicant pilgrim, are presented as examples of the native population of India.")

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Wellcome Library no. 567795i

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