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Faces of India IV

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Portrait of a Poor Vegetable Vendor
 Common faces of India
Portrait of a Devotee of Ellamma
Given to Goddess
Portrait of a temple woman (Devadasi)

Stories the Faces Tell
Kamat was a portrait specialist. In the faces of the most common of citizens of India, he has documented the spirit of the 20th century India.
Portrait of a Poor Woman
Faces of India
A Goulini of Mundgod
When asked to pose, this lady begged the photographer "Please spare me from the Government" !

The Mustache Man
Faces of India
Faces of India
Traditional Housewife

Happy Girl
Picture of a girl in a orphanage, Mysore, 1985
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Facial of a Dancer
Ready for the Performance
Portrait of a Bharatanatyam dancer at Keshava Nrityashala, Bangalore

A Konkani Lady, Honavar
Portrait of a Goud Saraswat Brahmin Lady
Traditional Konkani Woman
Faces of Indian Woman
Portrait of a Siddi Woman

Portrait of a Goulini
The Gouli community are migrants from the state of Maharashtra, and engage in milk trade.
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Laughing Matron
Notice her teeth detereorated by tobacco use

Daughter of the Himalayas
Picture of a girl belonging to a mountain tribe, Himachal Pradesh
Himalayan Girl
Portrait of a Villager
Son of the Soil
Capturing portraits that can tell a story always fascinated Kamat. Shown above is a portrait of a villager.

Portrait of the Village Priest
The village of Jodikallahalli, Bangalore District
The Village Priest
Gorur Ramaswamy Iyengar
Portrait of Goruru Ramaswamy Iyengar
Goruru at his residence

Portrait of a Shaivatite Priest
Town of Nanjanagudu, 1984
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