7 September 2011

Vintage Photographs

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Below are a set of vintage photos taken in Tamil Nadu which show the lives of ordinary people at the end of the 19th Century.

Fishermen, Madras, c1870

House Servants, Madras, c1870

Priest Kotagiri Temples, Nilgiri Hills, c1870s

The next four vintage photographs are taken in the late 1940s and show spiritual Tiruvannamalai.

Sacred Grove Shrine, c1940s

Arunachaleswarar Temple, c1940s

Ramana Ashram Gate, 1940s

Sri Ramana, c1940s


Anonymous said...

Great photographs. Like the Ramana one with all the devotees. So much pressure . . .

Meenakshi Ammal said...

Yes the photograph with Ramana giving darshan really brings home the daily demands of his life. So many people.