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D'Oyly, Charles, 1781-1845, lithographer.

Costumes of India / by Sir Charles D'Oyly Bart. ; XII plates.

[Patna, India] : Printed at the Lithographic Press, [1830]
Physical Description:
[13] leaves : lithographs ; 26 x 30 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GT1460 D6+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Lithographed throughout, including the mounted title page.
"C. D'Oyly delt. January 1830."--Title page.
Plates by or after Charles D'Oyly and George Chinnery.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in quarter blue leather and marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Clothing and dress -- India.
Costume -- India.
India -- Description and travel.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1830.
Chinnery, George, 1748-1847, illustrator.
Behar Lithographic Press (Patna, India), publisher.

  • A Hindoo man of rank eating pawn [i.e. paan]
  • A Seah-Gosh or lynx & his keeper
  • An Assaburdar or long silver stick bearer
  • Fishers of small fry
  • Female attendants
  • A Bheesty or water carrier
  • A Chokeydar or police officer
  • An Hujaum or barber
  • A Samporea or snake-catcher
  • Hindoo women preparing fuel
  • Brahmins at a Toolsee altar
  • Ordbhawn or Hindoo Fakeer.

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