Daily Archives: January 19, 2003

Pran Nevile   The newlyweds going on a honeymoon— G.F. Atkinson, C 1850. THE imperial enterprise was a masculine affair. Until the late 18th century, very few British women ventured to come to India. The original charters of the East India Company also forbade women on its trading posts. To […]

Memsahibs and the Indian marriage bazaar