The central figure shown in the photograph is the master painter, the others are his pupils. Several of the paintings shown in this photograph are produced at one time, with pupils painting part of it. They were all given food and lodging for three months while they painted the thangka (painting on silk or cotton) for the monastery which had commissioned it. Local lay people paid the fee.
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Cutting a stencil, Abeokuta
Slides taken in Muscat, Oman by Ann Douthwaite, 1973-1976
35mm slide: Straw stack in field
Black and white negative of small British Guiana Airways propellor plane parked next to water with ship in background
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