Posted on: 11 March 2017

A Muslim wedding, Calcutta, ca. 1795 - ca. 1805.

A Muslim wedding; the bridegroom's procession going to the bride's house by night. A gateway at left and elephants at right of the procession.

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Murshidabad Painting, Groom on Horse going to brides House to get married.

No Bengali wedding ; must be the Immigrant nawab or aristocratic family wedding

Ayesha Matthan Ammel Sharon