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Forbes, James. Illustrations to Oriental memoirs - Page 21. 1835. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 20, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2777/show/2716.

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Forbes, James. (1835). Illustrations to Oriental memoirs - Page 21. Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2777/show/2716

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Title Illustrations to Oriental memoirs
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Forbes, James
Publisher Richard Bentley (Firm)
Date 1835
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  • India
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Language English
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Original Item Extent 24 pages; 93 leaves; 32 cm
Original Item Location DS 412 .F67 1835
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1797776~S11
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Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript s/ SUPPLEMENT CONSISTING OF PLATES HITHERTO OMITTED IN THIS EDITION. LXXII. A Brahmin Woman of Distinction in Guzerat. This drawing was taken from a Brahmin female of high rank, who could not, from religious prejudice, drink water drawn by a Woman of inferior caste. There is a grace and dignified air peculiar to these Women, arising from the simple custom of carrying jars of water upon the head; sometimes two or three are placed on eacli other. A Hindoo temple and Ficus Indica in the distant view. LXXIII. Hindoo Devotees of the Gosaing and Jetty Tribes. The various tribes and castes of Hindoo mendicants are fully described in the Memoirs. The Gosaing with his lark is one of the Gymnosophists, who generally travel throughout Hindostan without clothes. The Jetty, or Bra- macharee, is another kind of beggar, who always ties a cloth over his mouth, from the fear of inhaling some animalcula with his breath, and thereby hastening a spirit into another state of existence, according to the doctrine of the Hindoo metempsychosis. LXXIV. Scene on the Banks of the Nerbudda near Chandode. Although mentioned near Chandode, this drawing, made considerably more to the westward, contains a view of the village of Succultera, and the sacred groves in that part of the Baroche Purgunna; with the costume of the natives. D