Hindu girl karachi



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Portrait of a Muslim girl from Sindh, showing method of wearing ear and nose rings, wristlets and anklets

Full-length standing studio portrait of a Muslim girl from Karachi in Sind, Pakistan, taken by Michie and Company in c. 1870, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. This is one of a series of photographs commissioned by the Government of India in the 19th century, in order to gather information about the dress, customs, trade and religions of the different racial groups on the sub-continent. The girl in the photograph demonstrates the method of wearing ear and nose rings, bracelets and anklets. Oriental and India Office Collection, British Library. Downloaded and cropped by me {Fowler&fowler«Talk» 15:34, 31 December 2006 (UTC)) from the British Library website Fowler&fowler«Talk» 15:34, 31 December 2006 (UTC)


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