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Khols [Kols]. 68

Khols [Kols]. 68

Photographer: Bourne and Shepherd

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1890

Shelfmark: Photo 124/(68)

Item number: 68

Length: 24.8

Width: 30

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

This photograph dates to the 1890s. It shows a group portrait of thirteen Khol men and youths posed with bows and arrows in the open, probably photographed in modern-day Bihar. The photograph is unsigned, but the Bourne & Shepherd catalogue number 3038 can just be made out on the print. It forms part of an album entitled 'Portraits of Bengal types, trades and castes'.

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