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Faces of India IV

Page Last Updated: May 09, 2017

Part of the Indians of the Twentieth Century Project at Kamat's Potpourri. 
All photographs by K. L. Kamat.

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Daughter of the Himalayas
Picture of a girl belonging to a mountain tribe, Himachal Pradesh
Himalayan Girl
Portrait of a Devotee of Ellamma
Given to Goddess
Portrait of a temple woman (Devadasi)

A Goulini of Mundgod
When asked to pose, this lady begged the photographer "Please spare me from the Government" !
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Happy Girl
Picture of a girl in a orphanage, Mysore, 1985

A Konkani Lady, Honavar
Portrait of a Goud Saraswat Brahmin Lady
Traditional Konkani Woman
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Laughing Matron
Notice her teeth detereorated by tobacco use

The Mustache Man
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Gorur Ramaswamy Iyengar
Portrait of Goruru Ramaswamy Iyengar
Goruru at his residence

Portrait of a Siddi Woman
Faces of Indian Woman
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Portrait of a Shaivatite Priest
Town of Nanjanagudu, 1984

Portrait of a Poor Vegetable Vendor
Common faces of India
The Village Priest
Portrait of the Village Priest
The village of Jodikallahalli, Bangalore District

Portrait of a Goulini
The Gouli community are migrants from the state of Maharashtra, and engage in milk trade.
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Facial of a Dancer
Ready for the Performance
Portrait of a Bharatanatyam dancer at Keshava Nrityashala, Bangalore

Son of the Soil
Capturing portraits that can tell a story always fascinated Kamat. Shown above is a portrait of a villager.
Portrait of a Villager
Portrait of a Poor Woman
Stories the Faces Tell
Kamat was a portrait specialist. In the faces of the most common of citizens of India, he has documented the spirit of the 20th century India.

Traditional Housewife
Faces of India

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Faces of India IV

Portraits
Ready for the Performance Portrait of a Siddi Woman Portrait of a Goulini Laughing MatronSon of the Soil
Portrait of the Village Priest Portrait of Goruru Ramaswamy Iyengar Portrait of a Shaivatite PriestA Goulini of Mundgod Stories the Faces Tell
Portrait of a Poor Vegetable Vendor  Given to Goddess The Mustache Man Happy GirlA Konkani Lady, Honavar
Daughter of the Himalayas Traditional Housewife

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