image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0
image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0

Ghat on the Ganges (?): a crowd preparing for a suttee, or widow-burning.

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Description

Coloured aquatint by R.G. Reeve, J. Willis and H. Melville after R.M. Grindlay, ca. 1830 (?).

Inscription: Preparation for a suttee, or the immolation of a Hindoo widow ; from a drawing by Captn. Grindlay. Etchd. by J. Willis & H. Melville. Engd. by R.G. Reeve
Additional makers: Willis, J. ; Melville, H. ; Reeve, Richard Gilson, 1803-1889.

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Location

Ganges, India

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