Painting; gouache and watercolour, of three couples; toddy-tapper, buttermilk seller, basket-makers. Tanjore, ca. 1830
1. Toddy-tappers; the man carrying a jar and ladder, the woman a pot.
2. A buttermilk-seller and his wife; the woman carrying a pot and measure.
3. Basket-makers; the man carrying a basket, a knife and a bundle of cane, the woman a basket.
One in a volume of thirty folios depicting castes, occupations, methods of cultivation and procession scenes.
From a volume containing thirty folios depicting castes, occupations, methods of cultivation and processions. Bought from Mr. G. Goolden who had it from his late cousin Richard Goolden.
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