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India's Caste System

Margaret Bourke-White1946

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Old Indian woman (L) smoking a hooka pipe as younger woman w nose-ring, sits nearby, both members of Chamar, a subcaste of the Untouchables, relaxilng in front of their home.

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  • Title: India's Caste System
  • Date: 1946
  • Location: Thaal, India
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: India, Smoking, Women, People And Customs, Caste System, Vintage Print, Old People , 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_732252
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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