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Woman with water vessel (studio reconstruction)

Woman with water vessel (studio reconstruction)

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1873

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/52(4952)

Item number: 4952

Length: 9.5

Width: 13.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Studio reconstruction of a woman carrying a water-vessel in India, taken by an unknown photographer in c. 1873, from the Archaeological Survey of India. After photography was introduced into India in the 1840s it rapidly grew in popularity, particularly as a means to record the vast diversity of people and their dress, manners, trades, customs and religions.

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