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A member of the Vaishya caste holding a bunch of bananas with his wife holding a betel leaf. Gouache drawing.

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28511i
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The Vaishya caste is a general name for a caste that devotes themselves to agriculture, cattle-breeding, etc

Physical description

1 drawing : gouache, with indian ink

Lettering

Pune / Gentoo & servant.

Creator/production credits

Attributed to a painter from Tanjore (Thanjavur), ca. 1840

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 28511i

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  • English


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