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Ruins of the Temple at Sivasamudram.

Ruins of the Temple at Sivasamudram.

Artist: Fraser, Thomas (1776-1823)

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1800

Shelfmark: WD366

Item number: 366

Length: 37.8

Width: 55.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Water-colour drawing by Thomas Fraser of the ruins of the Temple at Sivasamudram in Karnataka, dated c.1800. Inscribed on back in ink is: 'Ruins of the Great Pagoda at the ancient City of Shivensamudra. T. Fraser'; on front in water-colour': T. Fraser.'

At Sivasamudram the River Cauvery forms two waterfalls that plunge into a depth of 125 metres forming picturesque rapids. This drawing depicts the ruined entrance gopura or pyramidal tower of a temple situated in a densely forested hills near the falls.

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