Slight of hand:
Palace staff looks on:
In my ever increasing cataloging if Indian customs, I learned that today's performance could never have occurred had a member of the royal family been present. Dr. Greaves said that the snake charmer is probably in the lowest caste that we will come into contact with here, and it would have been unthinkable for Jaybapa to receive him here. Lucky for us, we are not royalty and had our magic show delivered to us at home.