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Strange and Wondrous: Prints of India from the Robert J. Del Bontà Collection

A Tense Relationship



Iconographic Encyclopedia
“Mendicanti Vagabondi, Altri Mendicanti”
(Other vagrants, other beggars)

“Verschiedene Arten Von Fakirs”
(Different types of Fakirs)

Four Illustrations of Indian Ascetics Practicing Austerities
“Hindoo devottees of the Gosannee & Jetty tribes”
“Chahgaramousen”
“The Fakir Praoun Poury”
“College de l’évêque á Calcutta… Devotions des Hindous”
(Bishop’s College Calcutta and Hindu Devotions)

“Temple de Jaggernaut… Dévotions des Hindous”
(Jagannath Temple and Hindu Devotions)

“A Hindoo Mendicant Pilgrim”
“Ein Sadhu, Un sadhu, A Sadhu, Un Sadhù”

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