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Mahomedans

Mahomedans

Photographer: Shepherd and Robertson

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1863

Shelfmark: Photo 15/10(47)

Item number: 47

Length: 17.3

Width: 22.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Studio portrait of two men playing chess, watched by three others at Delhi, taken by Shepherd and Robertson in c.1863. The older player wears the white cap of the haji; a pilgrim who has made the journey to Mecca.

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