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Silversmiths at work, Ceylon c.1880

SKEEN, W.L.H, & Co.

SKEEN, W.L.H, & Co. #IMG331


SKEEN, W.L.H, & Co.

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1. Ashley de Vos - September 5, 2020

Tamil Hindu jewellery makers. The person wanting something made brought either silver or gold of the required quantity to the jewellery maker. he would make it and only charge for workmanship any left over scraping will also belong to him. He seems to be sitting in a temple courtyard.

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