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Title

recto: Nautch girls, Bombay (group portrait) verso: (2 women)

circa 1880s

Artist

Taurines studio

1885 - 1902

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Mumbai Maharashtra India
    Date
    circa 1880s
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    albumen silver print; one leaf from an album
    Dimensions
    25.5 x 36.0 cm sheet
    Credit
    Gift of Jim Masselos 2011
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    375.2011
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Taurines studio

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    '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.

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