The Library of Nineteenth-Century Photography

Dhobi in Madras

Dhobi in Madras

An inked inscription verso in a fine period hand reads: 'Madras / Washer Man or Dhobi'.

The Dhobi are a caste group found in Pakistan and India who specialize in washing clothes.

Photographer unidentified.

Code: 122388
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