Digital Rare Book:
History of Hand-spinning and Hand-weaving in India
By S.V. Puntambekar and N.S. Varadachari
Introduction by M.K.Gandhi
Published by The All India Spinners Association, Ahmedabad - 1926
Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of a young lady wearing an exotici mixture of eastern and European clothes. The inscripiton indicates that she comes from a Jewish merchant community which felt happier in the business environment of the day in adopting a Christian v...
Holi festival, Musrshidabad or Calcutta, ca. 1795 - ca. 1805.
The Holi festival : men daubed with red powder proceed, dancing, singing and drumming towards a tank. In the centre, a man is being carried on a litter. Bystanders include ascetics and sweetmeat sellers. One of nine drawings depicting...