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1955 Rotogravure River Ganges India Hinduism Ablutions Surya Dhotis Men XGRC8

1955 Rotogravure River Ganges India Hinduism Ablutions Surya Dhotis Men XGRC8

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This is an original 1955 duotone rotogravure of men bathing in the River Ganges which is a very sacred river to Hindu people. Every day, they perform their ablutions and make offerings of water to the sun god Surya. Some of them wash their dhotis which are traditional men's garments similar to trousers.

CONDITION

This 56+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Duotone
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 9 inches; 19 x 23 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Bathing

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