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The cow as mother of the world: with pictures of Hindu deities all over its body. Coloured lithograph.

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The dhenu, or milk cow as a symbol of abundance. In front of the cow is a woman worshipping while at the back, a woman milks. Between the hind legs of the cow stands an Englishman holding a glass of beer

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Calcutta (11 Lower Chitpore Road) : P.C. Biswas.

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1 print : lithograph, with watercolour

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Jagat Mata Go-Lakshani - World mother auspicious signs of cow.

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The cow as mother of the world: with pictures of Hindu deities all over its body. Coloured lithograph. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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