"A sedan chair or palanquin as used in Suratte, India," an engraving from 'Description of Arabia' by Carsten Niebuhr, 1776

Source: ebay, Nov. 2008

A Nabab in his palanquin, from 'Voyage aux Index orientales' by Pierre Sonnerat, Paris, 1782

Source: ebay, Apr. 2009

"Palanquins," by Giulio Ferrario, from "Il costume antico e moderne...," Florence, 1824

Source: ebay, Dec. 2013

*An Englishman in a palanquin; a watercolor painting from the early 1800's*

Source: ebay, Mar. 2011

  "Traveling with a palanquin," a wood engraving by A. de Neuville, from 'Le Tour du Monde', 1869

Source: ebay, Aug. 2008

"The Carriage Avenue," an engraving by Alexandre de Bar, from 'Le Tour du Monde', 1869

Source: ebay, Aug. 2008

"Native travelling in India," from the Illustrated London News, 1872; *a very large scan of this engraving*

Source: ebay, Jan. 2010

"Mr. and Mrs. Beck, Mussoorie, 1876"

Source: ebay, Dec. 2009

"First experiences of a Calcutta palki," from The Graphic, 1885

Source: ebay, Sept. 2006

A palanquin and bearers, c.1880's

Source: ebay, July 2008

An open palanquin, perhaps at a hill station, c.1880's

Source: ebay, June 2007

A photo, 1901

Source: ebay, Mar. 2013

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