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Tamil caption loosely translated: The two men in the background sporting a kudumi – “We are now fashionable (or fashion has taken inspiration from us). No one dare tease us anymore.” from Ananda Vikatan, 1962. I also found this illustration while … Continue reading
I love all those illustrations back in the day (largely the 20s) that have men terrified of the forthcoming emancipation of women. More often than not, the women in the illustrations look so nonchalant and cool. Pic 1 from Korea … Continue reading
Gaganendranath Tagore‘s “Respecting Women?” illustration of 1916. (via sotheby’s). Things haven’t changed vastly in a 100 odd years.