Bajadere / Devadasi (1845)


Bajadere (1845)


Illustration of a Bajadere, an Indian dancer who served as a devadasi (servant of a god or a goddess).


Technique:

colored wood engraving

Artist:

engraving by “Vermorcken”, original drawing by “H. Hendrick×”

Date:

1845

Original Size:

c. 15,5×7 cm

Original title/description:

EINE BAJADERE.

Source:

taken from: Heinrich Berghaus: Die Völker des Erdballs. Nach ihrer Abstammung und Verwandtschaft, und ihren Eigenthümlichkeiten in Regierungsform, Religion, Sitte und Tracht. Leipzig 1845–47.


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