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India's Caste System

Margaret Bourke-White1946

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Brahman caste bride sitting on her father's lap as she adjust the sacred thread around her neck which has just been tied there by her bridegroom during their wedding ceremony.

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  • Title: India's Caste System
  • Date: 1946
  • Location: India
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Religions, Vintage Print, India, Hindu, People And Customs, Caste System, Marriages, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_735194
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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