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  • Rickshaw art by Anonymous

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC13 2011 AC0 000 N 007 Title: Untitled Artist: Anonymous Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Audrey Scott & Daniel Noll Copyright info: All Rights Reserved by Audrey Scott & Daniel Noll, Uncornered Market (https://uncorneredmarket.com/) Date Photo Taken: March 30, 2011 Location: Rajshahi, Bangladesh Resolution info: 1024x768 Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/uncorneredmarket/5581874322/in/photostream/ ; This photo is used in this archive with permission taken from the photographers Notes: Painted on the metal back of the rickshaw; inspired from an unknown film; heart-shaped frame used on the top to write the rickshaw owner's information Subjects: Film, Man, Woman, Action, Cleavage, Love, Earring, Bandanna Bibliographical Reference/s: N/A Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by Anonymous

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC3 2010 AC0 000 N 142 Title: Untitled Artist: Anonymous Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Jonas Merian Copyright info: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0); https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/ Date Photo Taken: February 20, 2010 Location: Amla Para, Dhaka, Bangladesh Resolution info: 531x800 Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jonas_in_china/4564606176/ Notes: Inspired by a Bangladeshi film; the hero/actor/male-figure seems looks like Kazi Maruf; one actress in the middle, wearing heavy colorful eye makeups and earrings, is probably the love interest of the male figure; the person on the right is holding a gun; the background is fiery or suggesting some form of explosion; interestingly how devotional message like "আল্লাহ ভরসা" (Allah is trustworthy) on the rickshaw frame is conjoined physically with the metal backboard that depicts a scene from a film; the metal frame is designed with animal/bird motif and it looks not quite similar to the style incorporated in the metal backboard; the metal frame could be done by Karim as the name is written on frame in Bangla; possibly the metal frame of the rickshaw and the metal backboard attached to it are painted separately by different person. Subjects: Film, Gun, Action, Bird, Love Bibliographical Reference/s: N/A Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by Anonymous

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC17 2000s AC0 000 N 004 Title: Untitled Artist: Anonymous Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and David J Williams Copyright info: All Rights Reserved by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, David J Williams, and Mapin Publishing Date Photo Taken: c. 2000s Location: Unspecified location, Bangladesh (Presumably Dhaka) Resolution info: N/A Source: http://www.kuntalalahiri-dutt.org/rickhaw-art-of-bangladesh/ ; Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala, and David J Williams. Moving Pictures: Rickshaw art of Bangladesh. Ahmedabad, India: Mapin Publishing, 2010.; This photo is used in this archive with permission taken from Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt Notes: Used as the seat cover; micro-expressions are used here subtly to depict the emotional state of the human figures; inspired by a unknown film Subjects: Film, Man, Woman, Love, Earring, Seat, Teeth Bibliographical Reference/s: Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala, and David J Williams. Moving Pictures: Rickshaw art of Bangladesh. Ahmedabad, India: Mapin Publishing, 2010. Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by Ripon

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC4 2008 AC4 000 Y 005 Title: Untitled Artist: Ripon Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Anduze traveller Copyright info: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0); https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/ Date Photo Taken: February 15, 2008 Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh Resolution info: 3504x2336 Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/anduze-traveller/2284940019/in/album-1032642/ Notes: Digitally printed; the artist credit is given on the top-middle as "রিপন আর্ট" (Ripon Art); on the left, it says "শামীম প্রিন্টার্স" (Shamim Printers); both of these writings are not handwritten; design on the entire body and frame is less than usual; probably a damsel in distress scene taken form Tarzan; The hairstyle and earring of the woman suggest that it is probably taken from the Bangladeshi film Boner Raja Tarzan, an adaptation of Tarzan; the lion's head is shaped into a humanoid form Subjects: Woman, distress, jungle, lion, animal, bird, crocodile, water, forest, sun, grass, film, water Bibliographical Reference/s: N/A Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by New Shilpi

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC17 2000s AC6 000 N 003 Title: Untitled Artist: New Shilpi Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and David J Williams Copyright info: All Rights Reserved by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, David J Williams, and Mapin Publishing Date Photo Taken: c. 2000s Location: Unspecified location, Bangladesh (Presumably Dhaka) Resolution info: N/A Source: http://www.kuntalalahiri-dutt.org/rickhaw-art-of-bangladesh/ ; Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala, and David J Williams. Moving Pictures: Rickshaw art of Bangladesh. Ahmedabad, India: Mapin Publishing, 2010.; This photo is used in this archive with permission taken from Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt Notes: Inspired by a unknown film; painted on the metal backboard and attached on the back of the rickshaw; the background is suggesting some form of fiery explosion, intensifying the action sequence; painting works; the metal frame and other parts of the rickshaw body is also painted Subjects: Film, Gun, Man, Woman, Fire, Action, Tiger, Elephant, Animal, Mother Bibliographical Reference/s: Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala, and David J Williams. Moving Pictures: Rickshaw art of Bangladesh. Ahmedabad, India: Mapin Publishing, 2010. Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by R.K. Das

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC18 1981 AC21 000 Y 010 Title: Untitled Artist: R.K. Das Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Tom Learmonth Copyright info: Copyright Tom Learmonth 1981; https://www.tomlearmonth.com/ Date Photo Taken: 1981 Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh Resolution info: 5270x3538 Source: The photographer's personal collection Notes: Painted on a metal backboard and attached to the back of a rickshaw; inspired by Tarzan Subjects: Jungle, Forest, Lion, Bird, Animal, Water, Tarzan, Man, Spear Bibliographical Reference/s: N/A Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by Anonymous

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC17 2000s AC0 000 N 010 Title: মায়ের দোয়া (Blessings of Mother) Artist: Anonymous Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and David J Williams Copyright info: All Rights Reserved by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, David J Williams, and Mapin Publishing Date Photo Taken: c. 2000s Location: Unspecified location, Bangladesh (Presumably Dhaka) Resolution info: N/A Source: http://www.kuntalalahiri-dutt.org/rickhaw-art-of-bangladesh/ ; Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala, and David J Williams. Moving Pictures: Rickshaw art of Bangladesh. Ahmedabad, India: Mapin Publishing, 2010.; This photo is used in this archive with permission taken from Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt Notes: Painted on the back side of the canvas hood; the sky seems to be representing a moment during the sunset Subjects: Rural, Village, House, Bird, Sky, Tree, Flower, Mother Bibliographical Reference/s: Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala, and David J Williams. Moving Pictures: Rickshaw art of Bangladesh. Ahmedabad, India: Mapin Publishing, 2010. Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by Anonymous

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC2 2014 AC0 2013 Y 546 Title: LOVE Artist: Anonymous Year of creation: 2013 Photographer: Adam Jones Copyright info: Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0); https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/ Date Photo Taken: March 4, 2014 Location: Sreemangal, Sylhet, Bangladesh Resolution info: 2736x3648 Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/adam_jones/12950048865/in/album-72157641647299394/ Notes: The painted metallic backboard is attached on the wooden part of the rickshaw, not attached with the frame; comparing to how human faces are usually portrayed, skin tone of this one is a bit naturalistic; the hilly background is quite similar to how Sylhet or Srimangal is typically generalized Subjects: Flower, Landscape, Portrait, Woman, Lettering Bibliographical Reference/s: N/A Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by PC Das

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC4 2008 AC7 000 Y 007 Title: Untitled Artist: PC Das Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Anduze traveller Copyright info: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0); https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/ Date Photo Taken: January 29, 2008 Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh Resolution info: 3504x2336 Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/anduze-traveller/2284940037/ Notes: Probably inspired from an unknown Bangladeshi film; the trio may be suggesting a love triangle; the woman in the middle is wearing a golden necklace; the attire of this woman is also designed with some form of patterns; differences among facial expressions of these three person is quite noticeable Subjects: Woman, Jewelry, Men, Earring, Saree, Love Bibliographical Reference/s: N/A Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by Anonymous

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC12 2019 AC0 000 N 013 Title: Untitled Artist: Anonymous Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Johan Smits Copyright info: All Rights Reserved by Johan Smits and Travel Begins at 40 (https://www.travelbeginsat40.com/) Date Photo Taken: 2019 Location: Cox's Bazar, Chattogram, Bangladesh Resolution info: 1024x576 Source: https://www.travelbeginsat40.com/2019/11/bangladesh-rickshaw-art-photo-journey/ ; This photo is used in this archive with permission taken from Travel Begins at 40 Notes: The artist has painted the same work on several other rickshaws Subjects: Buraq, Meraj, Mi'raj, Steed, Stars, Islam, Animal, Religion Bibliographical Reference/s: Smits, Johan. "Bangladesh Rickshaw Art : Photo Journey." Travel Begins at 40, November 6, 2019. https://www.travelbeginsat40.com/2019/11/bangladesh-rickshaw-art-photo-journey/ Previous Next