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Khols [Kols]. 69

Khols [Kols]. 69

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1890

Shelfmark: Photo 124/(69)

Item number: 69

Length: 21.3

Width: 29.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

This photograph was taken in the 1890s. It shows a group of Khol women posed in the open air with baskets and picked flowers. The flowers are unidentified but are possibly crocuses harvested for saffron. The photograph was probably taken in modern-day Bihar and is unsigned. It is from the Bourne & Shepherd catalogue entitled 'Portraits of Bengal types, trades and castes'.

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