Carte-de-visite of a South Indian Dancing Girl - ROM2011_11756_46

ROM2011_11756_46

Carte-de-visite of a South Indian Dancing Girl

Maker: Unknown photographer and painter
Medium:Opaque watercolour and gold on albumen silver print
Geography: South India?
Date: 1860s
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6 cm (image)
Object number: 2007.17.1.61
Credit Line: Cyrus and Ruth Jhabvala Collection. This acquisition was made possible by the generous support of the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust
Not on view
DescriptionThis example is from a cartes-de-visite album featuring elite female entertainers and courtesans (tawaif).
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