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Forbes, James. Illustrations to Oriental memoirs - Page 16. 1835. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 27, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2777/show/2711.

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Title Illustrations to Oriental memoirs
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  • Forbes, James
Publisher Richard Bentley (Firm)
Date 1835
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  • India
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Original Item Extent 24 pages; 93 leaves; 32 cm
Original Item Location DS 412 .F67 1835
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Transcript / 16 EXPLANATION OF THE PLATES. trees from which this drawing was made grew near the bottom of the excavated mountains in the island of Salsette; and were much frequented by the Baya, or bottle-nested sparrow. LIII. Hindoo Devotees of the Jungam and Byragee Tribes. These superstitious mendicants have some characteristic difference from the devotees of the Gosaing and Jetty tribes, the detail of which would be neither interesting nor entertaining to the English reader. Some of the distinctions in the artificial gradations of caste among these people are slightly mentioned in the Memoirs. The contrasted appearance of the well- fed Jungam and the meagre habit of the abstemious Byragee are sufficiently obvious. LIV. Small Hindoo Dewal on the Bank of the Nerbudda. These little temples, generally shaded by a banian-tree, are built near a Hindoo village, for the convenience of the peasants ; and also for the comfort of the boatmen navigating the river, who, on festivals and stated ceremonies, frequently land, and perform their devotions to the deity therein worshipped. The Raje-pipley hills form the distant prospect. LV. A Banian Tree, consecrated for Worship in a Guzerat Village. This tree was sketched, not only for its perfect form, and the ramifications and trunks surrounding the parent stems, (from which they did not then extend to a great distance) but because it gave an exact representation of a village deity often mentioned in those small hamlets where no building is appropriated to Hindoo worship. To this stone, sometimes rude and shapeless, and sometimes sculptured into the form of a deity, the peasant repairs to perform his daily devotions