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Lot 11: VIC VEEVERS (DATES UNKNOWN). SEE INDIA / DARJEELING. 1934. 39x25 inches, 99x63 cm. Bolton, Bombay.
November 8, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
VIC VEEVERS (DATES UNKNOWN) SEE INDIA / DARJEELING. 1934.
39 1/4x25 inches, 99 1/2x63 1/2 cm. Bolton, Bombay.
Condition A- / B+: restored losses in corners.
The Lama Dance was originally a Tibetan tradition held over two days immediately prior to the New Year. Its purpose was to cleanse all negative forces from the past year in preparation for an auspicious and joyful new year. Little is known about Veevers, who designed at least five travel posters for the Indian State Railways in the 1930s.