A peasant woman of Hindostan
Engraver: Tomkins, Peltro William (1760-1840)
Engraving of an Indian peasant woman by Peltro William Tomkins (1760-1840) after William Hodges (1744-1797). Plate 7 of William Hodges 'Travels in India, during the years 1780, 1781, 1782, & 1783' published in London in 1793. While travelling from Bengal to Bihar, Hodges sketched some of the people he passed on the way. This sketch shows a Hindu woman and a pair of Indian soldiers.