"Hindu Barber, Madras," whose client sits on a small charpoy; from 'The People of India, published for the Gov't of India, c.1866

Source: ebay, Apr. 2008

"Travel mates en route," by M. de Berard, from 'Le tour du monde', 1880

Source: ebay, Oct. 2008

A photo of a charpoy being strung or restrung, from c.1900

Source: ebay, Dec. 2006

"The Charpoy-Maker," a postcard, c.1930's

Source: ebay, Feb. 2009

"Fortune-teller," a postcard, early 1900's

Source: ebay, July 2009

A companionable place to sit and chat

Source: ebay, June 2013

"Near Osian north of Jodhpur, Rajasthan"

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/etnophoto/2201486710/
(downloaded Jan. 2008

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