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Elevation Of A Hindoo Temple.

Elevation Of A Hindoo Temple.

Artist: Prinsep, James (1799-1840)

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1831

Shelfmark: X751/1(11)

Item number: 751111

Genre: Print

Plate 11 from the first part of James Prinsep's 'Benares Illustrated'. Prinsep (1799-1840), an antiquary and colonial administrator was assay master at the Benares Mint between 1820-30. The lithographs published in this collection were based on his original sketches of the various views of the 'holy' city of the Hindus. This architectural drawing showing the elevation of a Hindu temple was made by a native artist, Kasheenath from Calcutta.

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