Ayah and Chaprassi
Leonard Raven-Hill (1867-1942)
1903; signed "CRH/ Delhi"
Photographic reproduction of pencil drawing
These are servants. An ayah, essentially a nanny, looks after children, while a chaprassi is a messenger — though has been called on to push a pram here.
Scanned image and text by Jacqueline Banerjee
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