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India's Caste System

Margaret Bourke-White1946

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Sita Ram, Hindu priest of the Brahman caste, clad in elaborate robes & gaudy turban, as he recites the Hindu scriptures in the Maharaja of Mysore's Chapel, for whom he is in service.

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  • Title: India's Caste System
  • Date: 1946
  • Location: Mysore, India
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: India, Religion, Hindu, People And Customs, Religions, Churches, Caste System, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_735224
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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