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 9 Jan 2014 Rare Photographs
Bill collectors, Madras - 1870

Photograph of bill collectors at Madras in Tamil Nadu, taken by Nicholas & Curths in c. 1870, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. After photography was introduced into India in the 1840s it rapidly grew in popularity, particularly as a means to rec... Read More
 8 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
THE PEOPLE OF INDIA - Volume 6
A series of photographic illustrations, with descriptive letterpress, of the races and tribes of Hindustan
Edited by J. Forbes Watson and John William Kaye.
Published by India Museum in London - 1872

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 8 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
THE PEOPLE OF INDIA - Volume 5
A series of photographic illustrations, with descriptive letterpress, of the races and tribes of Hindustan
Edited by J. Forbes Watson and John William Kaye.
Published by India Museum in London - 1872

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 8 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
THE PEOPLE OF INDIA - Volume 4
A series of photographic illustrations, with descriptive letterpress, of the races and tribes of Hindustan
Edited by J. Forbes Watson and John William Kaye.
Published by India Museum in London - 1869

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 8 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
THE PEOPLE OF INDIA - Volume 3
A series of photographic illustrations, with descriptive letterpress, of the races and tribes of Hindustan
Edited by J. Forbes Watson and John William Kaye.
Published by India Museum in London - 1868

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 8 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
THE PEOPLE OF INDIA - Volume 2
A series of photographic illustrations, with descriptive letterpress, of the races and tribes of Hindustan
Edited by J. Forbes Watson and John William Kaye.
Published by India Museum in London - 1868

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 8 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
THE PEOPLE OF INDIA - Volume 1
A series of photographic illustrations, with descriptive letterpress, of the races and tribes of Hindustan
Edited by J. Forbes Watson and John William Kaye.
Published by India Museum in London - 1868

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 7 Jan 2014 Rare Photographs
Portrait of three Singpho people by taken by Bourne and Shepherd in the 1890s. The Singpho tribals of Assam are particularly associated with tea cultivation. In 1828, the Scottish trader Robert Bruce met with a chieftain of the tribe and was presented with a beverage brewed with a native plant. A... Read More
 7 Jan 2014 Rare Photographs
This photograph shows a half-length portrait taken by an unknown photographer in the early 1860s of a Kochh Mandai girl, posed holding a broad-bladed agricultural knife and carrying a newly-harvested jack fruit on her head.

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 7 Jan 2014 Rare Photographs
Kochh Mandai, Eastern Bengal - 1860

This photograph shows a half-length portrait of a man of the Kochh Mandai tribe holding a thick-bladed agricultural knife. The precise location of this tribe's origin is unknown, though at the time of this photograph they inhabited tracts of jungle to the no... Read More
 7 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Religion of the Aboriginal Tribes of India
By Professor J.Avery
Published by Victoria Institute in London - 1885


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 7 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Wild Tribes of India
By Horatio Bickerstaffe Rowney
Published by Thos. De La Rue & Co., London - 1882

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 6 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Lectures on some criminal tribes of India and religious mendicants
By George Whitty Gayer
Published in Nagpur - 1909

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 6 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India
By R.V.Russell and Rai Bahadur Hira Lal
Published by Macmillan & Co., London - 1916
Volume 4

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 6 Jan 2014 Sculpture
Dance scene of 13 male figures made of plaster and painted brown with white clothing, all standing on circular wooden board (a). Figures attached to board with metal wires protruding from their feet and pass through holes in board. (b) man wearing turban and loincloth playing drum held horizontal... Read More
 6 Jan 2014 Video
Video:
Tribes of the Deccan (Hyderabad, India)

Filmed by Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf. Broadcast by the BBC in the 1960's and based on fieldwork carried out in the Deccan between 1940-48. The film is part of a large archive of footage shot by Haimendorf in the Himalayas. Presented by the yo... Read More
 6 Jan 2014
Gond musical instrument made of wood, cord (vegetable fibre).

'Wood musical instrument; each arm terminates in a clapper, which is pierced and secured by a vegetable fibre cord. "Chatka". Makes a "clapping noise" when strings are pulled (strings missing).'

19th century
Chhindwara District

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 6 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Papers relating to the aboriginal tribes of the Central Provinces
By Rev. Stephen Hislop
Published in Nagpore - 1866


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 2 Jan 2014 New Books
Digital Rare Book:
The Hindi Shorthand Manual
Developed by Radhelal Trivedi
Printed at The Agra Akhbar Press, Agra - 1925


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 31 Dec 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Ancient and modern alphabets of the popular Hindu languages of the southern peninsula of India
By Henry Harkness
Published for the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland by J.W. Parker in London - 1837


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