Condgeveram, ville sainte dans le Carnatik aux environs de Madras, lieu de pélerinage des Hindoux.
Lithographer: Rudder, L.H. de (1807-1881)
Lithograph of Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu by L.H. de Rudder after Aleksandr Mikhailovich Saltuikov and dated 1848. Kanchipuram is one of the seven sacred cities for Hindus. It was the Pallava capital in the 7th and 8th centuries and continued to be an important centre under the Chola, Vijayanagara and Nayaka periods. This print depicts a number of devotees in front of a bathing tank with the numerous temples of the town shown in the background.