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India's Caste System

Margaret Bourke-White1946

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Indian groom (L) w. Hindu priest who is pouring ghi (butter) into a plate of fire, in preparation for his offering prayers to God in the midst of guests at the home of his bride during Brahman caste wedding ceremony.

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  • Title: India's Caste System
  • Date: 1946
  • Location: India
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: India, Vintage Print, 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_735209
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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