The imagery from the Ravi Varma Press was used extensively for advertising, calendars, textile labels, etc.

This is a calendar for the year 1927 using the image of Ravi Varma's Saraswati printed for the Vinolia soap company.


  • Title: Saraswati Vinolia Soap Calendar
  • Creator: Attributed to the Ravi Varma Press
  • Date Created: 1927
  • Physical Dimensions: 70 x 50 cms
  • Provenance: The Hemamalini and Ganesh Shivaswamy collection, Bengaluru
  • Subject Keywords: Ravi Varma Press, Advertising, Saraswati
  • Rights: The Ganesh Shivaswamy Foundation, Bengaluru

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