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Butcher's shop, Hyderabad

Butcher's shop, Hyderabad

Photographer: Hooper and Western

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1870

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/52(4953)

Item number: 4953

Length: 18.3

Width: 21.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a butcher's shop at Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, taken by Hooper & Western in c. 1870, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. This is a view of three men posed around a chopping block in front of the shop, with meat hanging from hooks. It is presumbably one of the series of views which was shown first at the London Exhibition of 1871 and later at the Vienna Exhibition of 1873, and mentioned in John Forbes Watson's catalogue for theVienna Exhibition.

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