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A peasant woman of Hindostan

A peasant woman of Hindostan

Engraver: Tomkins, Peltro William (1760-1840)

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1793

Shelfmark: W2126(7)

Item number: plate 7

Genre: Print

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.

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