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Woman In Studio

Woman In Studio

A unusual real photo postcard that is both hand colored and has glitter finely applied to the hems of the woman's dress. She is resting her arm on a magnificent pedestal that suggests a north Indian studio, possibly in Lucknow.

Radha-Vilas

Radha-Vilas

[Original caption] A love scene between Radha and her consort Lord Krishna. [end]

Lord Krishna spent his earlier life in Vrindavan where the Gopis or cow-herd girls offered him company. Radha was considered the chief gopi.

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