These are some of the photographs from the studios in the Chettinad area in Tamil Nadu.
Sigappi Sivagami
Sigappi is daughter Muthiya Annamali Chettiyar and Alamelu (Natu kottai Chettiar Community), a wealthy Landlord. They own a huge home which is identified by the number of windows in the house (300 Windows). She is their only daughter. She is a married to a wood trader (Teak, Rose and Sandal wood). This photo was taken on her 19th birthday and the first birthday after her wedding. On that day there was Annadhanam (serving food) for 500 local people.
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