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Title
Chetty rice merchant and money lender, Ceylon.
Names
Raphael Tuck & Sons (Publisher)
Collection

Pacific pursuits : Postcards

Sri Lanka -- Life

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1924
Place: Printed in England
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC POC SRI -- Lif
Topics
Sri Lankans
Sri Lanka
Chetties
sarongs
Umbrellas
Body marking
Genres
Postcards
Notes
Content: Printed on verso: "The Chettys are one of the trading castes of India whose mercantile activities take them far afield. The white horizontal lines on the body and forehead of the figure in the picture signify that the wearer is a follower of the Hindu god Siva."
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 14 x 9 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 104de2e0-c5d3-012f-d9c0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1924: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Chetty rice merchant and money lender, Ceylon." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1924. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c261e829-3844-8b35-e040-e00a18061102

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Chetty rice merchant and money lender, Ceylon." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 13, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c261e829-3844-8b35-e040-e00a18061102

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1924). Chetty rice merchant and money lender, Ceylon. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c261e829-3844-8b35-e040-e00a18061102

Wikipedia Citation

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Chetty rice merchant and money lender, Ceylon.