The Indian Jugglers.
Coloured aquatint. 146 x 235mm. 5¾ x 9¼".
Three Indian jugglers. These were common figures in a town or a village. They were the entertainers in the rural life of India. At times were they seen in the cities entertaining crowds on the road. They were nomadic people. Ackermann's Repository of Arts was an illustrated, British periodical published from 1809-1829 by Rudolph Ackermann. The formal title of the publication was "Respository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics", and it did cover all of these fields. At the time, it was considered to be of great influence to the English taste in fashion, architecture, and literature.
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