Indian villagers of the Untouchables caste, tying up dead bullock to carry it away to be skinned for use as leather after it died in famine caused by drought.


  • Title: Cattle/Famine In India
  • Date: 1946
  • Location: Venkatapuran, Mysore, India
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Death, Steers, Hunger, India, People And Customs, Cattle, Animals, Caste System, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_734734
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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