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India's Caste System

Margaret Bourke-White1946

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Indian men, members of a subcaste of Vaisya, adding ingredients while cooking a huge pot of laddu, a common Indian sweet, over an open fire trench in backyard of the bride's house in preparation for her wedding feast.

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  • Title: India's Caste System
  • Date: 1946
  • Location: Bhagur, India
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Foods, India, People And Customs, Caste System, Vintage Print, Cookery, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_732208
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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