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dc.coverage.spatialCreation Site: Mumbai, Mahārāshtra, India, Asia,en_US
dc.coverage.temporalphotographed 2014 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorGilchrist, Scotten_US
dc.date2014en_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-21T19:11:37Z
dc.date.available2016-06-21T19:11:37Z
dc.date.issued2014en_US
dc.identifier264903en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 3409en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/180961
dc.descriptionShop selling the colored pottery glazes (in dry powder form); The Kumbhars (Kumbars) of Mumbai came from Saurashtra to Bombay in 1877 when their Gujarati region was ravaged by drought and set up their kilns in an area in south Bombay. But as the city grew, the Kumbhars were pushed further north. So they were relocated to Sion, on the northern edge of the island city. But again the land on which they set up shop was needed (for a British army camp). So they were relocated, this time to the edge of the island city, close to a swamp that is the Dharavi slum today. Kumbharwada, where a community of potters from Gujarat has lived since 1932, has a distinct personality of its own. All the houses accommodate the potter’s wheel and a group of houses open out into an open space where there is a shared kiln for firing the pots. Kumbharwada occupies twelve and a half acres of prime property in Dharavi; over 250 potters work there. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 8/30/2015)en_US
dc.format.mediumdigital imagesen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectbusiness, commerce and tradeen_US
dc.subjectdecorative artsen_US
dc.subjecttraditional handcraftsen_US
dc.subjectceramicsen_US
dc.subjectpotteryen_US
dc.subjectTwenty-first centuryen_US
dc.titleKumbharwada Pottery Production (Cultural Documentation)en_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-IN-SP-A18en_US
vra.culturalContextIndian (South Asian)en_US
vra.techniquephotographyen_US
vra.worktypephotographen_US
dc.contributor.displayScott Gilchrist (Canadian distributor, born 1960)en_US


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