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'A Juggernaut Temple near Ishera'

'A Juggernaut Temple near Ishera'

Artist: James, Marianne Jane (b. 1805)

Medium: Watercolour with pencil, pen and ink

Date: 1828

Shelfmark: WD4257

Item number: 4257

Length: 17.5

Width: 27.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Water-colour, pencil and ink drawing by Marianne Jane James of a temple near Ishera in West Bengal, dated 1828.

This drawing depicts a temple in a village of West Bengal. The temple is of the rekha or sikhara type, typical of Bengali architecture, with a curvilinear tower over the sanctuary crowned by a kalasha, a pot finial; it is preceded by an arched verandah.

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