Déota, ou temple payen, Vallée du Canour, dans l’Himalaya
Lithographer: Rudder, L.H. de (1807-1881)
Lithograph of a temple in the Kinnaur Valley in Himachal Pradesh by L.H. de Rudder (1807-1881) after an original drawing by Prince Aleksandr Mikhailovich Saltuikov published in Paris in 1848.
Prince Saltuikov started out on his voyage of the Himalayas from the popular hill-station of Shimla in September 1842. Kinnaur is situated near the valley of the Sutlej river and comprises the north-eastern part of the district between Pooh and Hangrang valley extending up to the modern border with Tibet.