recto: Nautch girls, Bombay (group portrait) verso: (2 women)
1885 - 1902
'Nautch girls' are dancers who are entertainers (as opposed to temple dancers who perform at Hindu temples to please deities). Here, the women pose for the picture on a porch. This photograph was produced by Taurines Studios, a commercial entity based in Mumbai
( Bombay) from 1885 to 1902.
albumen silver print; one leaf from an album
25.5 x 36.0 cm sheet
Gift of Jim Masselos 2011
Not on display