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 13 May 2013 Rare Paintings
"India Nilgiris Toda woman"; from Ootikamund; wearing red and white costume - 1959
By Lily Eversdijk-Smulders
Drawing, Chalk and crayon.

Lily Eversdijk-Smulders (1903-1994), portrait painter and lawyer.
She obtained her degree of Doctor of Law at the University of Leiden, Holland. After few... Read More
 13 May 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The TODAS
By William Halse Rivers
Published by Macmillan & Co., London - 1906

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 13 May 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Anthropology of the Todas and Kotas of the Nilgiri Hills : and of the Bráhmans, Kammálans, Pallis, and Pariahs of Madras City
By Edgar Thurston
Printed by The Superintendent, Government Press, Madras - 1896

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 13 May 2013 Rare Photographs
Photograph of the Chief of Buddaga by unknown photographer from Madras School of Industrial Arts, Southern India, India, 19th century.

Portrait of the Chief of Buddaga seated in a wicker basket upon the floor, from a hill tribe located in the Nilgiri Hills.

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 13 May 2013 Rare Photographs
Photograph of two Kirumbala men by an unknown photographer from Madras School of Industrial Arts, Southern India, 19th century.

Portrait of two men depicted leaning against a rock whilst holding their agricultural tools, from the Kirumbala tribe in the Nilgiri Hills.

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 13 May 2013 Rare Photographs
Photograph of a woman from the Cassersarow tribe by unknown photographer from Madras School of Industrial Arts, Southern India, 19th century.

A woman wearing traditional jewelley is depicted leaning against a wall with her left hand raised to her chest, from the Casserarow tribe in the Nilgiri... Read More
 12 May 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Travels amongst the Todas or The study of a primitive tribe in south India: History, character, customs, religion, infanticide, polyandry, language with outlines of the Tuda grammar.
By William E. Marshall
Published by Longmans Green & Co., London - 1873


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 12 May 2013 Rare Photographs
Photograph of a Toda man by unknown photographer from Madras School of Industrial Arts, Southern India, 19th century.

Portrait of a Toda man wearing traditional clothing with his right hand raised to his chest, standing against a plain white wall. This hill tribe are widely recognised in India... Read More
 12 May 2013 Rare Photographs
Photograph by Carl W.Damman from the Anthropological and Ethnologies Album of Asia, 1873, Germany.

Individual images are based on a frontal portrait and profile to highlight a Panjabi Sikh, a Parsi male from Bombay, a bare chested male from Tranquebar in Southern India, and a frontal portrait of... Read More
 11 May 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Ancient Indian Tribes
By Bimla Churn Law
Published by Motilal Banarsidass, Lahore - 1926

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Anathapindika covers Jetavana with coins (Bharhut, Brahmi text: jetavana ananthapindiko deti k... Read More
 6 May 2013 Rare Paintings
'Sword and other exercises'
One of eleven paintings depicting schools.

Varanasi, India
ca.1860
Gouache on mica

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 6 May 2013 Rare Paintings
'Native Hindu school exhibiting native punishments'

A Hindu school; some students being punished by being trussed up.

Varanasi, India

ca.1860

Gouache on mica

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 5 May 2013 Rare Photographs
Group of mistress and pupils of the Government Normal School, Bombay - 1873

Photograph of a group posed in front of the Government Normal School at Bombay, in Maharashtra from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections: India Office Series (Volume 46), taken by an unknown photographer in c... Read More
 3 May 2013 Rare Paintings
Album leaf; painting depicting a Mulla kneeling with an open book rested against his knee expounding in the court of a mosque, surrounded by three engaged students. Another man lays (in a prostrating position) on cushions directly behind, while another man addresses a wounded foot in the foregrou... Read More
 3 May 2013 Rare Paintings
Depiction of a scene in a school. An instructor is shown seated beneath a canopy writing on a scoll surrounded by his pupils. Outside the walls a group of men stand next to their horses listening to another man seated upon a box.

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 1 Apr 2013 Rare Paintings
A painting of a scribe, dressed in white kneeling on the ground - 1830

Painted in Panjab Hills
Painted on paper

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 1 Apr 2013 Rare Paintings
A scribe

Patna, India

Date: ca. 1826

Watercolour

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 28 Mar 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Hindu Castes and Sects: An Exposition of the Origin of the Hindu Caste
By Jogendranath Bhattacharya
Published by Thacker, Spink & Co., Calcutta - 1896

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 26 Mar 2013 Rare Paintings
Painting; gouache and watercolour, Six figures depicting military uniforms, Tanjore, ca. 1830

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 26 Mar 2013 Rare Paintings
Painting; gouache and watercolour, of three couples; potter, barber and washerman. Tanjore, ca. 1830

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