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Four men carrying a dead man on a wooden stretcher for his cremation, watched by grieving women. Gouache painting by an Indian painter.

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[between 1800 and 1899?]

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The men carrying the dead body are probably Brahmins as indicated by the marks on their forehead and hair style

Publication/Creation

[India], [between 1800 and 1899?]

Physical description

1 painting : gouache, with brush ; image 10.5 x 16.8 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 575458i

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