A basket and fan seller, Patna, 1819; from a set of Company School watercolors of various trades; also a *roadside sweetseller*

Source: ebay, Mar. 2013

"Lady with Ayah," 1860's; *a closer view*

Source: ebay, May 2008



*"Ayah," a photo, c.1870*

Source: ebay, Mar. 2011

*"Sellers of fish, Mussulmans, Sind," a photo, c.1870's*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2006


"Costumes of Western India: a Mahratta woman [carrying water]; another Mahratta woman; a woman of the Carnatic [carrying a bowl]; a Moslem woman; a Fishwoman [with her wares]; a Soortan [with an implement (?)]," from the Illustrated London News, 1876 (with later hand coloring)

Source: ebay, Sept. 2006


*An ayah; a photo from 1880*

Source: ebay, Sept. 2007


*An albumen photo, posed in a studio, of a woman carrying wheat, by Sache, 1880's*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2005


Sweepers clearing away refuse; an albumen photo, 1880's

Source: ebay, July 2007


*"The Manager & group of coolies, Manabarrie Tea Estate, Dooars, Terai," an albumen photo, 1880's*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2007


*Tea-pickers, Columbo, Ceylon; an albumen photo, late 1800's*

Source: ebay, Jan. 2008



*"Porbunder Stone Quarries," c.1890*

Source: ebay, Sept. 2013

Woman at a spinning wheel, a silver gelatin photograph, c.1890's

Source: ebay, Oct. 2005


*Women thinning grass and clearing weeds [in Kashmir]; a photo from the 1890's* (BL) ; [*women thining grass, 1890's*]


"Tapiwalis, Bombay," photographed by Cambridge and Company (1890s)

Source: ebay, Dec. 2002


"20-woman team on Darjeeling highway-- who would not be a man in India?" (stereo view, c.1900)

Source: ebay, Dec. 2007



*"Road from Agra to Fatepur Sikra," a stereoscopic view, 1908 (women carrying head-loads of firewood)*; also: *"View on approaching Lahore from the west"*

Source: ebay, Sept. 2008

*Collecting bits of straw, etc., North India, 1909*

Source: ebay, Mar. 2009


*Women participating in road maintenance work, a photo by R. Howard from 1918 (place unknown)*

Source: ebay, Feb. 2007


"Milk-woman," a studio photograph, late 1800's or early 1900's

Source: ebay, Nov. 2006


"Saburmatee River, Ahmedabad"-- women washing clothes, late 1800's or early 1900's

Source: ebay, Nov. 2006


*"Ayahs," an albumen photo, c.1880's*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2007





"Dinner Time," a photo c.1890's

Source: ebay, Sept. 2008

*Working in the fields; a photo c.1890's*

Source: ebay, Mar. 2009


*"Primitive industry in old India--Hindu women spinning beside a Jain temple at Amber," 1903* (Ames);
also: *"Spinning in the streets of Jeypore," 1908*



*Cooking, a photo, c.1910's*

Source: ebay, July 2012


"Ayah, Punjab, 1916"

Source: ebay, Apr. 2007


"Women porters, Madras," a photo from c. the 1920's

Source: ebay, June 2007


*Rice-cleaning being done by girls at a mission school, c.1920's*

Source: ebay, May 2007


*Tea-pickers, a photo from the 1930's*

Source: ebay, Aug. 2007



*Women porters carrying head-loads past a B-29, in 1944*, in a news bureau photo; and *the original caption*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2010

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