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  • Rickshaw art by Unknown

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC18 1980s AC0 000 N 006 Title: Untitled Artist: Unknown Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Tom Learmonth Copyright info: Copyright Tom Learmonth 1981; https://www.tomlearmonth.com/ Date Photo Taken: c. 1980s Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh Resolution info: 3538x5270 Source: Learmonth, Tom. "Rickshaw Art in Bangladesh." Mimar: Architecture in Development 39 (1991): 76-79.; This photo is used in this archive with permission taken from the photographer Notes: Painted on the metal back of the rickshaw; similar designs with metal bars twisted on both ends and attached with the metal frame are still used today Subjects: Building, Water, House Bibliographical Reference/s: Learmonth, Tom. "Rickshaw Art in Bangladesh." Mimar: Architecture in Development 39 (1991): 76-79. Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by PC Das

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC6 2009 AC7 000 Y 003 Title: Untitled Artist: PC Das Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Abhilash Medhi Copyright info: The Advocacy Project; Abhilash Medhi; Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0); https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/ Date Photo Taken: September 8, 2009 Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh Resolution info: 2816x2112 Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/advocacy_project/3918644917/in/album-72157616180151496/ Notes: Inspired from a unknown Bangladeshi film; the male actor on the left is Omar Sani, and on the most right is Moushumi; the difference between male eyes and female eyes is highly noticeable; the frame and the metal backboard are painted by different persons Subjects: Film, Man, Woman, Earrings, Cleavage, Love, Cow, Tiger, Flower Bibliographical Reference/s: N/A Previous Next

  • Explore | Rickshaw Art Archive

    Explore the Archive Use the filter and/or search option if you are looking for anything specific. Artist: PC Das Date created: Unknown Photographer: Abhilash Medhi Date photo taken: September 8, 2009 Subjects: Film, Man, Woman, Earrings, Cleavage, Love, Cow, Tiger, Flower Artist: Shah Aman (Probably) Date created: Unknown Photographer: Adam Cohn Date photo taken: March 26, 2018 Subjects: Rural, Village, House, Lettering, Bird, Human, Abstract Artist: Anonymous Date created: Unknown Photographer: Adam Jones Date photo taken: March 10, 2014 Subjects: Lettering, Flower, Bird, Family, Applique Artist: Anonymous Date created: Unknown Photographer: Abhilash Medhi Date photo taken: September 8, 2009 Subjects: Taj Mahal, Architecture, Religion, Lotus, Flower, Sun, Trees Artist: Anonymous Date created: 2013 Photographer: Adam Jones Date photo taken: March 4, 2014 Subjects: Flower, Landscape, Portrait, Woman, Lettering Artist: Murad Mistri (probably) Date created: Unknown Photographer: Adam Jones Date photo taken: February 28, 2014 Subjects: Film, Sexualized, Fetishized, Woman, Actress Artist: Ripon Date created: Unknown Photographer: Abhilash Medhi Date photo taken: September 8, 2009 Subjects: Film, Man, Woman, Blood, Earrings, Flower, Bird, Mother Artist: Anonymous Date created: Unknown Photographer: Adam Jones Date photo taken: February 28, 2014 Subjects: Love, Film ,Flower, Gun, Masculinity, Bird Artist: S. Das Date created: Unknown Photographer: Adam Jones Date photo taken: March 1, 2014 Subjects: Film, Gun, Action, Bird, Flower, Masculinity, Love 1 2 3 ... 19 1 ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 ... 19

  • Rickshaw art by Unknown (Illegible from the photo)

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC34 2020 AC0 000 Y 007 Title: Untitled Artist: Unknown (Illegible from the photo) Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Samirah Tabassum Copyright info: All rights reserved by Samirah Tabassum Date Photo Taken: 2020 Location: Chandina, Comilla, Chattogram, Bangladesh Resolution info: 3024x4032 Source: The photographer's personal collection Notes: Painted on the metal back of the rickshaw; similar devotional portrait is common in other South Asian countries Subjects: Child, Islam, Religion, Muslim, Devotion, Prayer, Woman Bibliographical Reference/s: N/A Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by Habib

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC31 2019 AC36 000 N 001 Title: Untitled Artist: Habib Year of creation: Unknwon Photographer: Oliur Sun Copyright info: All rights reserved by Oliur Sun Date Photo Taken: 2019 Location: Mathbaria, Pirojpur, Barisal, Bangladesh Resolution info: 1087x1447 Source: The photographers's personal collection Notes: Painted on the entire back of a rickshaw; metal works can be noticed at the bottom Subjects: Mosque, Religion, Calligraphy, House, Bell Bibliographical Reference/s: N/A Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by Rana

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC25 1987 AC24 000 Y 004 Title: Untitled Artist: Rana Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Joanna Kirkpatrick Copyright info: Courtesy of the John C. and Susan L. Huntington Photographic Archive of Buddhist and Asian Art Date Photo Taken: 1987 Location: Comilla, Chattogram, Bangladesh Resolution info: N/A Source: John C. and Susan L. Huntington Photographic Archive of Buddhist and Asian Art; https://huntingtonarchive.org/ Notes: Painted on a metal backboard and attached to the back of a rickshaw Subjects: Cow, Animal, Village, Bird, Domestic, Cattle, Duck, House Bibliographical Reference/s: N/A Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by Anonymous

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC25 1998 AC0 000 Y 009 Title: Untitled Artist: Anonymous Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Joanna Kirkpatrick Copyright info: Courtesy of the John C. and Susan L. Huntington Photographic Archive of Buddhist and Asian Art Date Photo Taken: 1998 Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh Resolution info: N/A Source: John C. and Susan L. Huntington Photographic Archive of Buddhist and Asian Art; https://huntingtonarchive.org/ Notes: Used as the cover of seatback upholstery Subjects: Gun, Film, Action, Man, Woman, Sunglass, Machine gun, Earring Bibliographical Reference/s: N/A Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by Old Situ

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC4 2008 AC5 000 Y 004 Title: Untitled Artist: Old Situ 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 20, 2008 Location: Banani Model Town, Dhaka, Bangladesh Resolution info: 2236x3504 Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/45306251@N00/2206410884 Notes: Probably inspired from Bangladeshi film Beder Meye Josna; the duo on the right looks like Anju Ghosh and Ilias Kanchan Subjects: Film, Snake, Nagin, Folk, Fantasy, Snake-charmer Bibliographical Reference/s: N/A Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by Lower: Unknown; Upper: probably Barek

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC23 1994 AC0 000 Y 003 Title: Untitled Artist: Lower: Unknown; Upper: probably Barek Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: Kevin Bubriski Copyright info: All rights reserved by Aramco Americas Date Photo Taken: 1994 Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh Resolution info: 3072x2048 Source: AramcoWorld Notes: Lower: painted on a metal backboard and attached to the back of a rickshaw; lower middle: painted on a metal backboard and attached to the back of a rickshaw; upper: painted on the canvas hood Subjects: Man, Woman, Film, Action, Gun, Love, Bird Bibliographical Reference/s: Kirkpatrick, Joanna and Kevin Bubriski. “Transports of Delight: Ricksha Art Of Bangladesh.” Aramco World 45, no. 1 (1994): 32-35. Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by Anonymous

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC7 2010 AC0 000 Y 002 Title: Untitled Artist: Anonymous Year of creation: Unknown Photographer: taylorandayumi Copyright info: Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0); https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ Date Photo Taken: June 6, 2010 Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh Resolution info: 2448x3264 Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/taylorandayumi/4804786723/in/album-72157624404052551/ Notes: No metal background; the painting is done on the wooden back of the rickshaw; asymmetrical design Subjects: Applique, Flower Bibliographical Reference/s: N/A Previous Next

  • Rickshaw art by Murad Mistri (probably)

    + - Entry no.: V1 CC2 2014 AC3 000 Y 665 Title: Untitled Artist: Murad Mistri (probably) Year of creation: Unknown 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: February 28, 2014 Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh Resolution info: 3572x2728 Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/adam_jones/12850561743/ Notes: Sexualized and fetishized female figure; both figures are identical, but not mirrored exactly; the female figure is probably an actress; painted on the back side of the hood of the rickshaw; the wooden back of the rickshaw is not painted/decorated Subjects: Film, Sexualized, Fetishized, Woman, Actress 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

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