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A RARE photograph taken in 1921 in Amritsar, India

Amritsar, India, 1919

Woodcarvers, India

National Geographic photographer Maynard Owen Williams captured this image of woodcarvers in Amritsar while on assignment for a July 1921 story covering India.

LOOK AT THE FINISHED PIECE BEHIND THEM…
A pioneer of travel photography, Williams joined the staff of National Geographic in 1919.

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