Sutteeism on the Banks of the Ganges Preparing for the Immolation of a Hindoo Widow.

REDAWAY, J. Grindlay, Capt. (illustrator)

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Place Published: London
Publisher: The London Printing and Publishing Company

Description: Steel engraving. View of Varanasi in Northern India. Image measures 4.5" x 7.25".

Comments: Scene of Hindu custom of immolation with temples in the background, circa 1860. Subtitle reads "The prohibition of this abominable custom is supposed to be one of the causes which has led to the mutinies in India."

Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Prints

Book ID: 202652

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