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Kothee and Chudoo workers, potters of Ahmadabad

Kothee and Chudoo workers, potters of Ahmadabad

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1873

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/52(4925)

Item number: 4925

Length: 12.1

Width: 19

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of Kothee and Chudoo workers, potters of Ahmadabad in Gujarat, taken by an unknown photographer in c. 1873, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. This image, of workers making large pots by hand with a paddle and stone, was probably shown at an exhibition in Europe. The kumhar (potter) makes unglazed terracotta or earthenware pots for the storage of grain, spices or pickles, and for transporting and storing water.

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