Washing On The Riverbank

common laundry

The riverbank was a common laundry

Shot in the city of Nasik, India.

A public washing ghat lied just downstream of Ramkund, a bathing ghat. Many women were sitting on the edge of the water and just washing clothes there. People bathed in the upper stream and people washed in the downstream in the same river.

The women were washing by hand. It was still common to wash clothes by hand here. When women washed together, it was possible to chat during working. So I guessed it was not a bad idea. Working with chatting pleasantly could make the exhausting labor easy in some small measure.

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PHOTO DATA

No

9332

Shooting Date

Sep 2010

Posted On

June 30, 2015

Place

Nasik, India

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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