Photograph of potters at work in Ahmadabad in
Gujarat, taken by an unknown photographer in c. 1873, from the
Archaeological Survey of India Collections. This is a view of a
potter seated at his wheel, with a donkey carrying packs of clay in
the background. It was probably shown at an exhibition in Europe.
The kumhar (potter) makes unglazed terracotta or earthenware pots
for storage of grain, spice…