Women with curry stone and raggy mill, Madras
Photographer: Nicholas and Curths
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph of two women with a curry stone and a raggy mill at Madras in Tamil Nadu, taken by Nicholas and Curths in c.1870, from the Archaeological Survey of India. This photograph was shown at the Vienna Universal Exhibition of 1873. This is a view of one woman crushing spices, the other grinding raggy, a grain cultivated as a staple in food in Southern India, between two millstones.