Posted on: 20 September 2013

A 'Choultry', or Travellers' Rest House, in South India
by Francis Swain Ward

Date painted: 17701771
Oil on canvas, 71 x 109.5 cm

Collection: British Library


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Roadside choultry for pilgrims

I guess it's like a serai, for any traveller passng thro - would they charge a fee?

No, it was maintained by the landlord has a charitable gesture.