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India: Hindu temples on a hillside at Pune. Photograph by J. Taylor, 1881.

  • Taylor, J. E. (John Edmund), active 1860-1885
Date
1881
Reference
32465i
Part of
Sketches in the Malay archipelago. Album of watercolours and photographs made and collected by J.E. Taylor.
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Description

A view from the hill of Parvati in the city of Pune (Poona). The temples are Hindu and form a cluster of Vishnu, Shiva, Parvati and Kartikswamy. The temples were built and consecrated in the 1750s in the reign of Balaji Bajirao Peshwa (1740-1761) who was the Prime Minister and de facto head of the Maratha empire

Publication/Creation

1881

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint, albumen ; 15.6 x 21 cm

Lettering

Parbutti Temple &c Poona

Lettering note

Lettering on mount reads "Our visit to India - 1881 - Buddhist temple near Poonah"
Bears number: 4310

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 32465i

Languages

  • English

Where to find it

  • album of watercolours and photographs

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