*A depiction of sati from 'Asia: the first part... The Vast Empire of the Great Mogol and Other Parts of India...' by John Ogilby, London, 1673*

Source: ebay, Mar. 2013

 "Idolatres," by *MALLET*, 1685; click on the image for a very large scan

Source: ebay, Apr. 2009

From 'Naauw-keurige aanteekeningen van William Methold, Presiden van de Engelsse Maatschappy, gehouden op sijn Voyagie, in het jaar 1619 ... ' (Acurate notes of William Methold, president of the English company, kept on his voyage, in the year 1619 ...), published by Pieter van der Aa, Leiden, 1707

Source: ebay, May 2013

*"Brulement des femmes aux Indes," an unsigned Dutch-school etching, c.1700-25*; *a closeup view*

Source: ebay, Mar. 2006

"Les femmes Indiennes se brulent avec leurs maris morts," from 'La galerie agreable du monde. Tome premier des Indes Orientales.', published by P. van der Aa, Leyden, c. 1725; also: *"Femmes Benjanoises brulees aupres les corps de leurs Maris"*; also *"Funerailles des Femmes Benjanoises, brulees vives aupres les corps de leurs Maris"*; also *"Les veuves du Cormandel brulees vives avec les corps de leurs Maris"*

Source: ebay, Jan. 2012

"Manner in which the Women in India Burn Themselves after the death of their Husband"
"Manner in which they Bury Themselves alive with the corpse of their Husband" (1728)

Source: ebay, July 2003

"Picart, Bernard. 'Ceremonies et Coutumes Religieuses des Peuples Idolatres, Representees par des Figures dessinees de la main de Bernard Picart: Avec une Explication Historique, & quelques Dissertations curieuses'. Tome Second. Amsterdam: J. F.Bernard, 1728. A large copper engraving from that work. The print is signed and dated in the plate by Picart."

A view by Thomas Salmon, Venice, 1740-1756

Source: ebay, Dec. 2013

From Edward Cavendish Drake, "A Universal Collection of Authentic and Entertaining Voyages and Travels" (J. Cooke, London, 1768)

Source: ebay, Dec. 2005

"A Gentoo Woman burning herself on the Funeral Pile of her Husband," a copper engraving, 1770

Source: ebay, Dec. 2005

*A similar vision of sati from Moore's Voyages and Travels, 1780*

Source: ebay, Aug. 2005

A depiction by William Frederick Martyn, from "The Geographical Magazine" (London: Harrison & Co., 1783)

Source: ebay, June 2005

*A version by William Hurd from 'Geschiedenis van alle wereldgodsdiensten', Martinus de Bruyn, Amsterdam, 1781; and later translations*; also, *an Indian woman is buried alive with the dead body of her husband*

Source: ebay, Feb. 2007

*"Veuve hindoue allant au bucher," from 'Voyage de l'Inde a la Mekke' by Abdul-Kerym, 1797*

Source: ebay, Feb. 2012

"The funeral pile of a husband in Hindoostan," an engraving c.1810

Source: ebay, Mar. 2009

*"An Hindoo Woman about to be buried alive in the grave of her Husband," from 'Geography on a Popular Plan' by Rev J. Goldsmith, published by Richard Phillips, London, 1811*; also: *"An Hindoo Woman throwing herself on the funeral pyre of her Husband"*;

Source: ebay, Jan. 2008

"A Woman going to burn on the funeral pile of her Husband," a copper-plate engraving published in London, 1811

Source: ebay, Feb. 2009

*"Immolation of a Hindoo Widow upon her Husband's Funeral Pile, by Lester, in 'The Gallery of Nature and Art' (1814)*

Source: http://www.antiqueprints.com/proddetail.php?prod=e3097&cat=34
(downloaded Nov. 2004)

 A sati as depicted by Giulio Ferrario, from 'Il costumo antico e moderno', Florence, c.1816

Source: ebay, Dec. 2013

*A view from a multivolume set of translated and edited travel accounts by Louis-Mathieu Langles [1797-8], 2nd ed., 1825*

Source: ebay, Feb. 2007

*Preparation for a Suttee, aquatint by Robert Melville Grindlay, 1816* (BL); *a very large scan of a reprint of this engraving, 1844, uncolored*

*"A Hindoo Widow Burning Herself with the Corpse of her Husband"* by Frederic Shoberl, from 'The World in Miniature: Hindoostan' (London: R. Ackerman, 1820's)*

Source: ebay, Aug. 2005

*The tomb/shrine of a sati, by Himely and Lauvergne, probably Paris, c.1830* (BL)

*With a garbled caption, from "A New and Complete System of Universal Geography," published by Thomas Kelly, London, 1834*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2005

*"La vedova di un Indiano che sacrificasi sul Rogo dello Sposo," from 'Atlante Illustrato', Florence, 1845*

Source: ebay, June 2007

"Ceremony of burning the body of a Hindu widow with the body of her late husband*; also: *The favorite Wife of Sevajee, preparing for the Suttee," from an English history book, 1851*

Source: ebay, Apr. 2007

A steel engraving published by James S. Virtue Co., 1858

Source: ebay, Sept. 2005

*"Sutteeism on the Banks of the Ganges--Preparing for the Immolation of a Hindoo Widow," from vol. 3 of 'The Indian Empire' by Robert Montgomery Martin, c.1860*

Source: http://www.archive.org/details/indianempirehist03martuoft
(downloaded Jan. 2009)

*"Suttee," from 'Round the World: A Story of Travel Compiled from the Narrative of Ida Pfeiffer', by D. Murray Smith, London, 1878*

Source: ebay, Feb. 2011

*"Suttee pillar at a Benares burning ghat, where Hindu widows died on husbands' funeral pyres," a stereoscopic view, c.1900*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2007

Bazaar art, from the earlier 1900's, with two co-wives shown as satis

Source: ebay, Apr. 2007

"Sri Rani Sati," an oleograph print published by S. S. Brijbasi, Bombay, c.1960's

Source: ebay, Jan. 2006

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