*Baba Nanak goes to school; a painting by Alam Chand Raj, 1733* (BL)





"Guru speaking to his disciples," from 'Voyage aux Index orientales' by Pierre Sonnerat, Paris, 1782

Source: ebay, Apr. 2009


"A School among the Hindoos," from 'Geography on a Popular Plan',  by Rev J. Goldsmith, published by Richard Phillips, London, 1811

Source: ebay, Jan. 2008





"Brahmin students," from the Illustrated London News, 1858

Source: ebay, Oct. 2008


"Hindoo School, Under the Portico of a House in Poonah," from the Illustrated London News, 1859, with modern hand coloring; very large uncolored scans of this engraving: *left half*; *right half*

Source: ebay, July 2005


*"Native Hindu school for teaching bazaar accounts near the Shah Almi Gate, Lahore," a photo, c.1870* (BL)


"Hindoo Schoolmaster," from 'The Graphic', 1875

Source: ebay, Aug. 2006


*Mistri Moolchand, watchmaker and mechanic to the Maharaja of Benares, teaching his son in his own house, Varanasi (Benares); a photo by Brajo Gopal Bromochary, c.1870* (BL)





"A native school" with palm-leaf books, in a photo c.1880's

Source: ebay, Oct. 2010


"Brahmins of Bengal," from 'The World: its Cities and Peoples', by W. W. Birdsall, 1892; click on the image for a very large scan; based on *this early photo*

Source: Bought on ebay and scanned by FWP, Mar. 2008



*A temple school for Brahmin boys at Rameshwaram, in a photogravure by Martin Hurlimann, 1928*; also: *a Sikh school for boys in Amritsar*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2008


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