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Third generation Indian statue maker Minglesh Sequeira (R) instructs a workman to select a particular type of tree trunk from a pile at their courtyard in their home and workshop at Small Giriz village some 70 kms north of Mumbai on September 3, 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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Third generation Indian statue maker Minglesh Sequeira (R) instructs a workman to select a particular type of tree trunk from a pile at their courtyard in their home and workshop at Small Giriz village some 70 kms north of Mumbai on September 3, 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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September 03, 2012
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Third generation Indian statue maker Minglesh Sequeira instructs a... News Photo 154988788Arts Culture and Entertainment,Choice,Courtyard,Craftsperson,Family,Home,Horizontal,India,Indian,Kilometer,Manual Worker,Mumbai,Stack,Statue,Third,Tree,Trunk,Type,Village,WorkshopPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFP Third generation Indian statue maker Minglesh Sequeira (R) instructs a workman to select a particular type of tree trunk from a pile at their courtyard in their home and workshop at Small Giriz village some 70 kms north of Mumbai on September 3, 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)