INDIA-RELIGION-SOCIETY-ART : News Photo

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An Indian carpenter works on a statue of Jesus Christ at the Sequeria Brother's home and workshop at Small Giriz village some 70 kms north of Mumbai on August 31, 2012. For when a photograph is not enough, the Sequeiras -- a third-generation family of religious effigy makers -- operate a successful sideline to bereaved relatives who want a three-dimensional tribute to their lost loved ones. Using old photographs to capture a likeness, the statues and busts are made of wood or fibreglass, coloured with paint and completed with realistic glass eyes. AFP PHOTO/ INDRANIL MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Indian carpenter works on a statue of Jesus Christ at the Sequeria Brother's home and workshop at Small Giriz village some 70 kms north of Mumbai on August 31, 2012. For when a photograph is not enough, the Sequeiras -- a third-generation family of religious effigy makers -- operate a successful sideline to bereaved relatives who want a three-dimensional tribute to their lost loved ones. Using old photographs to capture a likeness, the statues and busts are made of wood or fibreglass, coloured with paint and completed with realistic glass eyes. AFP PHOTO/ INDRANIL MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)
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August 31, 2012
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An Indian carpenter works on a statue of Jesus Christ at the Sequeria... News Photo 154988784Arts Culture and Entertainment,Carpenter,Home,Horizontal,India,Indian,Jesus Christ,Kilometer,Mumbai,Statue,Village,Working,WorkshopPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPAn Indian carpenter works on a statue of Jesus Christ at the Sequeria Brother's home and workshop at Small Giriz village some 70 kms north of Mumbai on August 31, 2012. For when a photograph is not enough, the Sequeiras -- a third-generation family of religious effigy makers -- operate a successful sideline to bereaved relatives who want a three-dimensional tribute to their lost loved ones. Using old photographs to capture a likeness, the statues and busts are made of wood or fibreglass, coloured with paint and completed with realistic glass eyes. AFP PHOTO/ INDRANIL MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)