INDIA Southern India The Periyapalayam festival; near Chennai 1900 old print
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INDIA. Southern India. The Periyapalayam festival; near Chennai 1900 old print

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CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'The Periyapalayam festival - Scene at the annual festival of the village goddess at Periyapalayam, near madras, which is attended by huge crowds of Hindus of all classes. Men, women and children, in the performance of a vow, dress themselves in leafy garments made of twigs of the sacred mangosa tree, which are purchased from hawkers. The devotees pay a small fee for admission to the temple precincts, and go round the shrine three or more times'

DATE PRINTED: 1900    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 15.0 x 20.5cm, 5.75 x 8 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique colour print

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this print than that which is offered for sale. The print you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There are images and/or text printed on the reverse side of the picture. In some cases this may be visible on the picture itself (please check the scan prior to your purchase) or around the margin of the picture


PROVENANCE: "Customs of the World"; Edited by Walter Hutchinson, With an Introduction by A.C. Haddon, Published by Hutchinson & Co., London


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