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AlbumRTW Volume 2(1903)

India, Pakistan
Browsing photos RTW Vol2 001a-261

RTW_vol_2_221 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
Burning Ghat [Manikarnika Ghat - Indians preparing funeral pyres for corpses]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_222 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
Conjuror [Indian man lifting bronze water jar with teeth, watched by Indians]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_223 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
Ganesh [Garlanded statue of Ganesh, with Indian seated beside]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_224 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
Durga Temple ["Monkey Temple" built by Bengali Maharani. Durga is the 'terrible' form of Shiva's consort Parvati. Temple stained with red ochre. Indian feeding monkeys in foreground]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_225 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
[Durga Temple - "Monkey Temple" built by Bengali Maharani. Durga is the 'terrible' form of Shiva's consort Parvati. Temple stained with red ochre. Indian man in foreground]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_226 - Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh
Arhai din ka Jhompra [Unidentified building]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_227 - Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh
Carvings from the Tope [Detail of carved elephant from Dhamekh Stupa - site of Buddha's first sermon. Indian man standing beside]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_228 - Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh
Detail of the Tope [Dhamekh Stupa - site of Buddha's first sermon. Stupa (Tope) - cylindrical tower (c. 33m high) rising from stone drum. Arched niche in Tope and carvings.]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_229 - Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh
[Lion capital - originally on Ashokan column, four carved lions guard four cardinal directions on top of a circular platform]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_230 - Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh
The Tope [Dhamekh Stupa - site of Buddha's first sermon. Stupa (Tope) - cylindrical tower (c. 33m high) rising from stone drum with arched niches and carvings. European women and Hugo in foreground]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_231 - Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh
[Dhamekh Stupa - site of Buddha's first sermon. Stupa (Tope) - cylindrical tower (c. 33m high) rising from stone drum with arched niches and carvings. Indian men and children in foreground, Stupa in background]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_232 - Gaya, Bihar
[Narrow street, house made with fronts columned with black carved wood. Indians and Indian children outside]
Date: 7 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_233 - Gaya, Bihar
[Indians and goats outside house]
Date: 7 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_234 - Gaya, Bihar
[Road with tiled huts, Indian woman carrying water jar in foreground]
Date: 7 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_235 - Gaya, Bihar
The corn bazaar [with Indians]
Date: 7 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_236 - Gaya, Bihar
[Indians outside shops]
Date: 7 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_237 - Gaya, Bihar
[Narrow street with Indians]
Date: 7 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_238 - Gaya, Bihar
The Temple of Vishnu [Vishnupad Temple - believed to have been built over Vishnu's footstep (pad). Rebuilt by Rani Ahalyabai of Indore. Indians in Temple]
Date: 7 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_239 - Gaya, Bihar
The Temple of Vishnu [Vishnupad Temple - believed to have been built over Vishnu's footstep (pad). Rebuilt by Rani Ahalyabai of Indore. Indian ringing bell]
Date: 7 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_240 - Gaya, Bihar
The Temple of Vishnu [Vishnupad Temple - believed to have been built over Vishnu's footstep (pad). Rebuilt by Rani Ahalyabai of Indore. Indians in temple]
Date: 7 February 1903

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