The Diaspora Post

The heavy silver jewellery and skirts of Indian communities from Central and Western India are reflected in early photographs of immigrants to the West Indies. Early immigrants were often indentured labour from the then United Provinces and Eastern India. [X] [X] [X]

The first two pictures are taken in Bombay [X] [X] while the last two pictures are of Trinidadian women of Indian origin.

See also Dhurandhar’s watercolour and a portrait of folk dancers in Delhi.

About Anu M

A potted history of Indian clothing and fashion.
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