Women pounding and cleaning rice, Madras
Photographer: Nicholas and Curths
Medium: Photographic print
Portrait of women pounding and cleaning rice at Madras in Tamil Nadu, taken by Nicholas & Curths in c. 1870, from the Archaeological Survey of India. This image was exhibited at the Vienna Exhibition of 1873. The woman on the right is pounding rice with a pestle and mortar, the other woman is holding a tray of rice.