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The Ricksha Arts of Bangladesh

Created and maintained by Joanna Kirkpatrick, a cultural and social anthropologist, this modest but attractive site celebrates a unique popular art of Bangladesh: "the paintings and decorations on the three-wheeled cycle ricksha or 'rickshaw.'" Based on Kirkpatrick's field visits between 1975 and 1998, this site offers an image collection of riotously colored and decorated rickshas, presented as thumbnails with brief descriptions. Also included at the site are some photos depicting commerce, street life, and religion in Bangladesh; some short readings; and a brief list of related links.
Alternate Title
The Rickshaw Arts of Bangladesh
Archived Scout Publication URL
  • https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/0504
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Date Issued
2001
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Date of Scout Publication
May 4th, 2001
Date Of Record Creation
April 7th, 2003 at 3:26pm
Date Of Record Release
November 30th, 2012 at 12:02pm
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