The People of India

The People of India - 19th Century
[Photographer unknown].
Ghorawalla. Hindoos. Madras. No. 451.

[c.1875]. Albumen print, mounted on original mount, printed title and number below image. Dimensions: 125 by 175mm. (5 by 6.8 inches). Rare.
Provenance: Marked in Calcutta, India

The People of India is one of the most important 19th century attempts to harness photography to an ethnographic project.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/photography/6664061/The-People-of-India.html

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