Portrait of a Toda Man from the Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu – 1871

Source: British Library

Kota Temples and a Priest at Kotagiri in the Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu – 1871

Photographer: Unknown photographer from the Madras School of Arts
Source: British Library

Two Devadasis – Tamil Nadu South India 1920’s

In Hinduism, the devadasi tradition (??????? / ???????; “servant of god”) is a religious tradition in which girls are “married” and dedicated to a deity (deva or devi) or to a temple and includes performance aspects such as those that take place in the temple as well as in the courtly and mujuvani [telegu] or home context. Originally, in addition to this and taking care of the temple and performing rituals, these women learned and practiced Sadir, Odissi and other classical Indian artistic traditions and enjoyed a high social status.

Source: Wikipedia

Two Women with a Curry Stone and a Raggy Mill at Madras (Chennai) in Tamil Nadu, India – 1870

Photographer: Nicholas and Curths
from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections
Source: British Library (bl.uk)

Women Pounding and Cleaning Rice – Madras (Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India – 1870

From the Archaeological Survey of India collections
Source: British Library (bl.uk)

Two Toda men and a woman from the Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu India – 1871

Photographer: A member from the Madras School of Arts
Source: British Library (bl.uk)

Temple Sculptures in Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) Tamil Nadu – c1880’s

Source: ebay

Rockfort Ucchi Pillayar Temple of Tiruchirappalli (Trichy), Tamil Nadu – 1860’s

Rockfort or Ucchi Pillayar koil, is a combination of two famous 7th century Hindu temples. One dedicated to Lord Ganesh and the other dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is located top of a large rock in Trichy,Tamil Nadu, India. More


Source: ebay

Tuticorin Port – Tamil Nadu 1890’s

Source: ebay

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