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SUR-S'RINGARA. large SITAR.

SUR-S’RINGARA. large SITAR.

THE instrument shown upon the right of the plate is the Sitar.“ This
specimen has been adorned with paintings, representing the avatars or
appearances of the god Vishnu, and is the work of a Poona maker.
The sitars commonly found are only different from this in that the bodies
are unpainted.