|The wedding of Barukh and Khanna, circa 1870. The bride and|
groom are beneath a tallit serving as the chuppa (canopy).
Channa is the tiny figure under a "burqua," according to the
original caption. The man in the center is extending a cup of wine
as part of the ceremony -- sheva brachot, according to the
caption. The two mothers, wearing turbans, are on the sides
of the bride and groom.
Today, we present photos from another group of pictures, the wedding of Barukh and Khanna in 1870.
|The groom Barukh and the bride Khanna, two |
separate portraits (c 1870)
|Signing the ketuba, the marriage contract. The bride (peaking|
out from under her burqua) and the groom are already under the
tallit, with their mothers on either side
Parts of the earlier narrative are reproduced here, as well as the newly found pictures.
Click on the pictures to enlarge, click on the caption to view the original.
|A party for the women and girls on the|
eve of the wedding. Click here to see
Barukh sitting with the men
|Enlargement of the Ketuba|
|Earlier, the groom meeting with|
Khanna and her parents
|Original caption: "A group of people escorting the bride and |
groom (far left) to a house"
|The Bukhari Jewish families discuss the|
dowry prior to a wedding (circa 1870).
The caption identifies the two bundles
behind them as the dowry