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Gandhi

Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi, the father of Indian Independence, from a series celebrating heroes of the struggle.

[Recto, Translated from Gujarati] “Mahatma Gandhi started a novel non- violence war.

Bearer

Bearer

Although Hobson Jobson (1903, p. 77) defines Bearer as, besides a palanquin carrier, also as "b. (In the Bengal Presidency) a domestic servant who has charge of his master's clothes, household furniture, and (often) of his ready money.

Champavati

Champavati

Another example of Dhurandhar's virtuosity as a painter, with the forest of trees and white flowers lending vibrancy to woman in the foreground.

Zuhoorun (Nautch-Girl).

Zuhoorun (Nautch-Girl).

Dancing girl of India on a popular Tuck's painted postcard, probably signed by G.E. McCulloch. Nautch or nach, a word used in several languages of North India, is an Indian term for "dance", and indicates several forms of popular dancing styles.

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