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Close view of sculptured façade around the doorway of the temple known as the Radharaman Temple, Para, Manbhum

Close view of sculptured façade around the doorway of the temple known as the Radharaman Temple, Para, Manbhum

Photographer: Beglar, Joseph David

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1872

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(154)

Item number: 1003154

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the sculptured fa├žade around the doorway of the temple known as the Radharaman Temple at Para, Manbhum, taken by Joseph David Beglar in 1872-73. In his report Beglar said, "These [brick temples], but especially the Radharaman temple, are profusely ornamented with moulded and cut brick; the minute tracery, executed in such a soft material as brick, exposed to the weather, is in wonderful preservation, and shows how much can be done in this material at little cost..."

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