Item 289 - Copy letter from R. J. Drummond to J. G. Frazer

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Copy letter from R. J. Drummond to J. G. Frazer


  • c 1947-c 1955 (Creation)

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Duke's Bungalow, Belgravia, Talawakelle, Ceylon. Dated 22 Nov. 1901 - Provides more information on water 'cut' from the river at sunrise; also sent a copy of the letter on Yantra-gals to Andrew Lang, who had it published; notes the necklaces and charms covering the nipples and vulva worn by Tamil girls; wonders why Tamils put a ring on the 2nd toe when getting married.

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