"Hurry Chunder Mookerjee"
John Lockwood Kipling (1837-1911)
Photographed plaster relief with ornamented frame
Rudyard Kipling's Kim, facing p. 278
Described in the text and under the illustration as "[f]ull-fleshed, heavy-haunched, bull-necked and deep-voiced" (278), this is a clever Hindu Bengali, another spy! His language is flowery, and he is too effusive, but also "polished, polite, attentive" (278). The book he is carrying, and the natty umbrella, complete the picture.
Scanned image and text by Jacqueline Banerjee.
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