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Dead Girl Awaiting Cremation at the Funeral Pyres, Calcutta

ID Number: 
2000.116.52
Maker: 
Gutmann, John (1905-1998)
Maker nationality: 
United States
Title: 
Dead Girl Awaiting Cremation at the Funeral Pyres, Calcutta
Date: 
1945
Credit line: 
John Gutmann Archive
Medium: 
Gelatin silver print
Image dimensions: 
29.8 × 26 cm
Primary support: 
35.5 × 27.8 cm
Negative number: 
IN-45-10.1 (DY-26)
Description: 
[dead girl with scarred face, hand near chin, lying on rope-and-pole litter; flowers]
Series title: 
India-Burma (Gutmann category, not a series)
Where created: 
India / Calcutta / Nimtolla Ghat
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