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Nari Mangala (Tiger Wedding). Marrying the soul of the Tiger

Nari Mangala (Tiger Wedding). Marrying the soul of the Tiger

The groom(seated left) is Coluvanda(Koluvanda) Cariappa. Engraving by Captain Robert Belford Cummins. A Tiger Wedding in Coorg, India From: The Illustrated London News December 6, 1873 The small province of Coorg, in Southern India, is situated among the mountains that separate Mysore from the Malabar coast to the west. Its late Rajah, being of cruel…

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Remembering Dr.Bidie & his observations on destruction of forests in Coorg

Remembering Dr.Bidie & his observations on destruction of forests in Coorg

Map of Coorg, 1869 . Dr.George Bidie submitted this map with his paper to the RGS. Image from a private collection. Here is an interesting paper which was submitted by Dr. George Bidie to the RGS with the first cartographic map of Coorg, 140 years ago. Profile of Dr.Bidie. Dr. George Bidie : CLE., M.A.,…

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