Water in Bengal

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When: 01 January 1944

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Description: "In a Bengali village. Bengali women fetching water from the well in earthenware pots." Photograph by Cecil Beaton for the Ministry of Information.

Date: 1944

Our Catalogue Reference: INF 14/435/7

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    BigBean

    • 26/Mar/2010 15:30:40

    this has the feel of a fashion shoot. Not surprisingly, I guess, considering the photographer.

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    nonchalant van

    • 13/Jul/2010 08:34:44

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Imagoromae the blog, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    Upol

    • 05/May/2012 18:01:27

    Thanks for sharing!

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    Pagan Moth

    • 04/Oct/2012 12:33:59

    beautiful