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India's Caste System

Margaret Bourke-White1946

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Indian Prince of Mandi of the Rajput caste, sitting w. his veil-covered bride, as Brahmin priest conducts his wedding ceremony under an elaborate canopy in the backyard of the bride's home.

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  • Title: India's Caste System
  • Date: 1946
  • Location: Simla, Mandi, India
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: India, Purdah, Hindu, People And Customs, Mandi Royal Family, Living Standards, Religions, Marriages, Caste System, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_735139
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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