The subjects of this photograph belong to the historic community of Jews in India known as ‘Bene Israel’. Dressed in traditional attire, they are teachers of the Free Church of Scotland’s Mission School and the Jewish English School in Bombay, British India.
This photograph was originally published between 1855-1862 in Photographs of Western India, Volume I, Costumes and Characters by William Johnson and William Henderson.
TitleBene Israel teachers of the Free Church of Scotland's Mission School and the Jewish English School, Bombay
Album TitlePhotographs of Western India. Volume I. Costumes and Characters.
PhotographerWilliam Johnson and William Henderson
MediumAlbumen print (on card mount)
DimensionsH: 40.5 cm x W: 29.4 cm