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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.

Ceylon

Ceylon

A Singer Manufacturing Co. advertising card made in connection with the World Columbia Exhibition in 1893.

[Verso, Original caption] “There is a picturesque island in the Indian Ocean, separated from Peninsular India by the Gulf of Manaar.

Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore

A portrait of Tagore published three years after his death. In Krishna Dutta and Andrew Robinson's excellent biography of this great man (Bloomsbury, 1995), there appears this translation of this poignant poem:

Karma (The Worker), 1896

No sign of my

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