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Different stages of a Purbuttia sanyasi eating the raw warm flesh of a lamb and some leaves. Gouache painting by an Indian artist.

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[between 1800 and 1899?]
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[India], [between 1800 and 1899?]

Physical description

1 painting : gouache painting, with fine brush ; image 22 x 48.2 cm

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Purbuttia saniaysis who reside on the mountains of Nepal and Maithila and live on raw warm flesh of animals and leaves for their rules vide (?) Oodeesh (?) and Oodammir (?) Tuntras. They resemble the Gorgeyse (?) of the ancient Seam (?) Tales(?) who lived on raw animals.

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Wellcome Library no. 576624i

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