Item 1197 - Benares (Varanasi)

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GB 249 T-GED/22/1/1197


Benares (Varanasi)


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6 photographs mounted on one sheet: black and white; various sizes (noted below) on [100.9] x 60.6 cm backing

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Six photographs of Ghats along the River Ganga at Benares, all photographs showing people involved in ritual washings, preparing funerals or other activities, mounted on one sheet.


  • Panoramic view along the river front of Benares; 29.2 x 24.2 cm on 30.9 x 25.9 cm backing
  • View along the river front of Benares; 29.5 x 24.3 cm on 31.2 x 25.7 cm backing
  • View along the river front of Benares; 29.2 x 24.3 cm on 31 x 26 cm backing
  • View along the river front of Benares; 29.1 x 23.7 cm on 30.9 x 25.5 cm backing
  • Religious (?) building at the river front of Benares; 27.8 x 24.7 cm on 29.5 x 26.5 cm backing
  • View of the river front of Benares with a temple building; 28.5 x 23.5 cm on 30.4 x 25.8 cm backing

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  • English

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