Studio portrait of a Caucasian man seated at a table and holding a piece of bread. A native man stands next to him, holding a bottle of ale, depicting the role of a kitmutgar or a male waiter.


  • Title: Kitmutgar
  • Creator: John Edward Saché
  • Date Created: 1864–1869
  • Location Created: India
  • Physical Dimensions: 22.5 × 28.3 cm (8 7/8 × 11 1/8 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.872.10.39
  • Culture: Prussian / British
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: John Edward Saché (Prussian or British, born Prussia, 1824 - 1882)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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